[dm-crypt] Replacing cryptoloop with dm-crypt in Debian with twofish and offset

Arno Wagner arno at wagner.name
Thu Apr 14 18:48:39 CEST 2011

P.S.: I am in the proccess to add a section about interoperability
to the FAQ, so feedback like this does not get lost.


On Thu, Apr 14, 2011 at 04:00:59PM +0200, Admin bonnefoy.eu wrote:
> Hello Milan, Arno
> Thanks a lot  for your inputs, it's working fine now!
> With Debian 5.x, with losetup, I used previously  for kernel < 2.6.32:
> losetup -e twofish -o 2560 /dev/loop0 /dev/sdb1
> mount -t ext3 /dev/loop0 /home/
> I'm now using cryptsetup 1.1.3 in Debian 6.0 with this command:
> cryptsetup create -c twofish -o 5 --skip 5  testAB /dev/sdb1
> mount /dev/mapper/testAB /home
> Thanks again
> regards
> Antoine

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