Re: [PATCH] Delete cryptoloop

From: Christophe Saout
Date: Fri Jul 23 2004 - 13:22:00 EST

Am Fr, den 23.07.2004 um 9:01 Uhr -0500 schrieb Kevin Corry:

> > I use cryptoloop and I would be really annoyed if it disappeared in
> > the stable kernel series. Besides, I read in another mail in this thread
> > that dm-crypt will not work with file-based storage (I'm using
> > cryptoloop on a file), and that it is new and potentially buggy.
> Just to clarify this one point...
> Device-Mapper (and thus dm-crypt) can only create mappings on block-devices.
> However, in your situation, you could just take a two-step approach of
> creating a loop device on the encrypted file (using losetup), and then using
> dm-crypt on top of this loop device.

Yes, just look at the Wiki page on ,
people have contributed a lot of scripts.

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