[nas-2000] Re: BusyBox 1.5.0 losetup - Is encryption really available ?

  • From: Philipp Wehrheim <flipstar@xxxxxxx>
  • To: nas-2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2007 09:35:26 +0100

Hey Friedrich,

> Because of my lacking understanding of the linux system I am very
> curious if the actual data on the harddisk - by following the HowTo -
> might really be encrypted ?

I agree if we would use the BusyBox losetup but we _don't_!
You can check and exec:

ls -la /sbin/losetup

Losetup is not a symlink to BusyBox like /sbin/halt for example.

So the "real" losetup is used and this one supports encryption.

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