Re: Problem with Encryption

Alexander Kjeldaas (
Wed, 4 Aug 1999 17:28:55 +0200

On Mon, Aug 02, 1999 at 08:07:14PM +0100, Jonathan C. Masters wrote:
> Hi,
> I've applied the International kernel patches for 2.2.10 but after
> rebuilding losetup, I can't seem to mount a device correctly. Here's the
> output:
> [root@periscope util-linux-2.9s]# losetup -e rc6 /dev/hdb4 /dev/loop0
> Password :
> ioctl: LOOP_SET_FD: Input/output error
> [root@periscope util-linux-2.9s]#
> I haven't previously set a password. Should I have set a password using
> something else first? Any Ideas?

You need to use a patched losetup using the util-linux patch which is
distributed with the IKP in Documentation/crypto.


 Alexander Kjeldaas, Fast Search & Transfer, Trondheim, Norway

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