Re: Integration of the loop patch

Andrew E. Mileski (
Sun, 21 Dec 1997 03:32:56 -0500 (EST)

> We can't integrate the crypto code in the loop driver into the kernel
> distribution because of stupid regulations in the Land of the Freeh. Is it
> possible to abstract the cryptography more than it currently is, and
> integrate the actual loop driver modifications into the mainline kernel?

See my modular loop driver at
which removes all encryption from the kernel distribution.
Instead, it allows loadable "transformation" modules, which can
do more than just encryption.

Andrew E. Mileski