Re: Integration of the loop patch

Andrew E. Mileski (
Sun, 21 Dec 1997 03:45:42 -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

Eeek! Brain-finger interface problem. Should be:
Sorry about that.

> which removes all encryption from the kernel distribution.
> Instead, it allows loadable "transformation" modules, which can
> do more than just encryption.

Andrew E. Mileski