[dm-crypt] Required kernel crypto interface not available

Arno Wagner arno at wagner.name
Thu May 15 09:53:52 CEST 2014

Hi Franz,

this is not a cryptsetup problem. You need to get a kernel
that has that module or compile one yourself. There really is 
nothing else to do.


On Thu, May 15, 2014 at 04:58:29 CEST, Franz wrote:
> Hello,
> I am trying to follow this tutorial to mount truecrypt volumes with
> cryptsetup:
> http://forums.fedoraforum.org/showthread.php?p=1698596#post1698596
> But I'm getting this error:
> "Required kernel crypto interface not available.
> Ensure you have algif_skcipher kernel module loaded."
> So tried to load the kernel module, but got other error:
> "[user at cryptsetup ~]$ sudo modprobe algif_skcipher
> modprobe: FATAL: Module algif_skcipher not found."
> Is there a solution?
> Best
> Franz

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