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Re: error mounting encrypted files



--- Back on June 22, I wrote: 
> Up to Fedora 1, I could mount encrypted files but I
> can't do it on Fedora 2.
> 
> I used to do:
> 
> # mount -o loop,encryption=xor encrypted_file /mnt/dir
> Password: <my password here>
> #
> 
> Now I get:
> 
> # mount -o loop,encryption=xor encrypted_file /mnt/dir
> Password: <my password here>
> ioctl: LOOP_SET_STATUS: Invalid argument
> #
> 
> I've seen similiar complaints on the net, but people
> complain about des or some other stronger encryption,
> while they say xor works. I can't even get xor
> working!
> 
> I've tried loading modules such as cryptoloop, xor,
> des, etc. They all load, but I can't never mount the
> file. What's the matter with losetup? Please help.

I got no replies and still can't find usefull information on the net.
Come on, guys, is there no one using mount/losetup with encryption?
What has changed from FC1 to FC2 about this? I know that probably no
one uses xor, but anyone using des could give some clues on how to
get xor working... Is there a better place to ask this?

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