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SubjectRe: A patch to loop.c for better cryption support
Andi Kleen wrote:
>
<snip>
> 2.4 has already broken backwards compatibility to 2.2 (IV changed
> from disk absolute to relative). When you change it now (before 2.4.0)
> it is relatively painless. I think the change is a good idea.
<snip>

You're wrong. All kernels from int-2.2.10.4 onwards can be configured to
use relative block numbers as IV's. Both the FAQ in Documentation/crypto
and my HOWTO suggest to set CONFIG_BLK_DEV_LOOP_USE_REL_BLOCK to 'y'.

Marc

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University of Bielefeld, Dep. of Mathematics / Dep. of Physics

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