[dm-crypt] Basics

Michael Kjörling michael at kjorling.se
Fri Sep 25 21:48:44 CEST 2015

On 25 Sep 2015 19:44 +0000, from michael at kjorling.se (Michael Kjörling):
>> Fifth: Hash: I'm thinking about sha256.
> I may be wrong here, but I think the hash is only used during
> passphrase to key derivation, and for the LUKS header (which is small
> enough that the speed of the cipher should be a non-issue).

Brain lapse. This should obviously had read "the speed of the hash"
and not "the speed of the cipher". My apologies.

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