error mounting encrypted files

Robert P. J. Day rpjday at
Fri Jun 25 13:55:13 UTC 2004

On Fri, 25 Jun 2004, Paulo Antonio wrote:

> 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?

not that this will help you if you're already committed to cryptoloop, 
but if you're starting from scratch on FC2 and you want to start 
mounting encrypted files and filesystems, you should look at dm-crypt:

i just went through this, and it seemed to go fairly smoothly.  i have
no idea what you'd do if you're stuck with cryptoloop, though.


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