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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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