N00bie questions about encrypted file systems.

Charles Curley charlescurley at charlescurley.com
Wed Jun 13 02:31:04 UTC 2007

On Tue, Jun 12, 2007 at 06:45:00PM -0700, Dean S. Messing wrote:
> Peter Connolly wrote:
> : eCryptFS.  Nice article in Linux Journal:
> : http://www.linuxjournal.com/article/9400.

> A `locate -i encryptfs' turns up nothing, as does
> `yum info '*encrpytfs*'.  Is this stuff absent
> from FC6?  (Tell me it ain't so. I have no time
> to install F7 right now.)  The article said that
> encryptfs was available in the kernel as of
> 2.6.19.

The drivers should already be present.

[ccurley at dragon buffalo.bill]$ locate ecryptfs

The userspace utils aren't in Fedora yet; see
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=218556 for the
gory details. meanwhile you can get them at the usual place.

Let us know how you do with it; I'm probably not the only person who
would like to try it.


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