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Re: [opensuse-security] Encrypted Hard Drive
  • From: garulbricht7@xxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2007 13:50:03 -0400
  • Message-id: <8C9CDB3A2F2642C-AA4-502F@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
-----Original Message-----
From: Carlos E. R. <robin.listas@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: OS-sec <opensuse-security@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tue, 25 Sep 2007 8:26 am
Subject: Re: [opensuse-security] Encrypted Hard Drive

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The Monday 2007-09-24 at 20:14 -0700, Kai Ponte wrote:
Don Raboud wrote on Date: Mon, 24 Sep 2007 20:47:30 -0600 (in reply
to  Kai Ponte)
> > Can anyone say what level or form of encryption is used
> > on the encrypted filesystems (ext3) under opensuse 10.2?
> The line in fstab for encrypted partitions (created by YaST)
includes the phrase
>     encryption=twofish256
> There might be other choices, I'm not sure, but that is what YaST
seemed to default to.

However, there are many more posibilities. The man page is hidden
"man losetup" .... (snip / heavily trimmed)

Hi Carlos,

Thanks for your  summary.

I had found "man losetup"
but with your other "HOWTOs"
it is making more sense.  Thanks again,

Best Regards,


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