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SubjectRe: loop device corruption in 2.4.6
Jari Ruusu wrote:
>
> Mark Swanson wrote:
> > I get repeatable errors with 2.4.6 patched with the international encryption
> > patch patch-int-2.4.3.1.bz2 when building loop device filesystems on top of
> > Reiserfs.
>
> International crypto patch assumes that block size never changes. Everyone
> and their brother knows that it isn't true. And when block size does get
> changed, international crypto patch gets the IV completely wrong, and
> corrupts your data. To see block size changes in file systems alone, use

Jari,

This has been most enlightening.
I must say that I hope other people take a look at your README
and learn how to be as thorough as you.

Cheers.

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