[dm-crypt] The future of disk encryption with LUKS2

Arno Wagner arno at wagner.name
Wed Feb 3 18:07:59 CET 2016

On Wed, Feb 03, 2016 at 15:17:41 CET, Milan Broz wrote:
> On 02/03/2016 02:13 PM, .. ink .. wrote:
> > I am curious about what problems luks1 current has and how luks2 is
> > going to fix them but there
> > seem to be no documentation about luks2 anywhere.
> Yes, and it is just because I am completely out of time (I have planned
> to send some information week ago :-)

The curse of the wicked...aehm, I mean "of those that do good work" ;-)
> > I just came across this link here[1] and i am very much interested in
> > this presentation.Will it be
> > recorded and posted online?
> Yes, but this is just high level talk, do not expect anything useful for
> developers.  (It should be recorded.)
> Anyway, please give me few weeks, I expect the design discussion will
> happen here (I have a lot of to say why I am trying to do it this way.) 
> I just prefer to discuss existing proof-of-concept code that theoretic
> discussions.

Excellent, I like that approach very much.
> For now, LUKS2 is experiment (partially proof-of-concept of some ideas
> of configurable keyslots, partially as testbed for my university work
> as implementing Argon 2 as PBKDF2 replacement etc).

Part of your research work? Even better. Then it has to be good! 

> (You already found one serious mistake in code, so do not use it yet :)
> > Will any of the materials used in the presented posted online
> > somewhere for the rest of us to see?
> yes 

Looking forward to that.


Arno Wagner,     Dr. sc. techn., Dipl. Inform.,    Email: arno at wagner.name
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