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SubjectRe: loopback device + crypto = crash on 2.6.0-test7 ?
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In article <20031109131018.GA18342@deneb.enyo.de>,
Florian Weimer <fw@deneb.enyo.de> wrote:
| Soeren Sonnenburg wrote:
|
| > losetup -e blowfish /dev/loop0 /file
| > Password:
| > mkfs -t ext3 /dev/loop0
| > mount /dev/loop0 /mnt
| > <error unknown fs type>
| > <from here something was seriously broken... could not reboot anymore>
|
| I'm seeing something similar, but in my case, mke2fs already crashes.
|
| > system is:
| > Linux no 2.6.0-test7 #8 Sun Oct 26 17:00:49 CET 2003 ppc GNU/Linux
|
| Mine ist -test9 on x86.
|
| Have you found a solution in the meantime?

I have been using aes and not seeing this. I suppose it's unlikely that
there could be an error in the kernel crypto, but I think I'll wait and
try blowfish on a non-critical machine.
--
bill davidsen <davidsen@tmr.com>
CTO, TMR Associates, Inc
Doing interesting things with little computers since 1979.
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