[dm-crypt] RHEL6 crypto support
arno at wagner.name
Fri Jan 18 20:44:19 CET 2013
On Fri, Jan 18, 2013 at 08:37:59PM +0100, Milan Broz wrote:
> On 01/18/2013 08:33 PM, Arno Wagner wrote:
> > On Fri, Jan 18, 2013 at 11:16:42AM -0800, David Li wrote:
> >> Here is a newbie question.
> >> I encountered an error at luksFormat on a loop device:
> >> device-mapper: reload ioctl failed: Invalid argument
> >> Failed to setup dm-crypt key mapping for device /dev/loop0.
> >> Check that kernel supports aes-cbc-essiv:sha256 cipher (check syslog for
> >> more info).
> >> So I guesss my RHEL6 doesn't have the proper crypto module installed. This
> >> is a dump of /proc/crypto:
> > [....]
> >> But I am not quite sure which package is missing here. Is it something
> >> more general like "yum install aes"?
> > Is this a self-compiled cryptsetup?
> I would say it is self-compiled kernel :)
In that case my advice is to just compile everything crypto
statically in. I have done that for quite some time now,
never any problems.
> RHEL6 default kernel will autoload crypto modules as requested.
> (And upstream cryptsetup works there too, it is one of the testing platform)
> What's the kernel and cryptsetup version?
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