[dm-crypt] Required kernel crypto interface not available
arno at wagner.name
Fri May 16 12:54:34 CEST 2014
On Fri, May 16, 2014 at 03:58:31 CEST, Franz wrote:
> On Thu, May 15, 2014 at 8:43 PM, .. ink .. <mhogomchungu at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Summary of below steps:
> > 1. create a 10MB image file
> > 2. create a LUKS volume on the image file
> > 3. open the LUKS volume.
> > 4. put a file system on the volume.
> > 5. close the the volume.
> > 6. ?????
> > 7. profit!!!!! :-)
> > dd if=/dev/urandom of=luks.img bs=1024 count=10000
> > cryptsetup luksFormat luks.img
> > cryptsetup luksOpen luks.img luks
> > mkfs.ext4 /dev/mapper/luks
> > cryptsetup luksClose luks
> Wow it works!! I cannot believe it was that easy. Also I was able to create
> a container called only test, without the .img extension to hidden the file
> among other files. Many thanks INK you are great!
> I was breaking my head for nothing. Well it is easy when you know how to do
> it. Otherwise... Goodby to Truecrypt now.
> And to make a 200 MB container?
For a less obscure way to create files in any size you
like seel also FAQ item 2.6. Can also be done with /dev/urandom,
but that gets really slow on larger files, see FAQ Item 2.19
for the idea how to wipe faster.
The FAQ ist at
Arno Wagner, Dr. sc. techn., Dipl. Inform., Email: arno at wagner.name
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