On Thu, Feb 06, 2003 at 06:00:26PM -0000, DoubleF wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm running 4.4-RELEASE and I'm changing the vn(4) driver to do
> transparent data encryption (for now it's a lame XOR algorithm,
> but that's not forever; I once made it to run with CAST128 from
> the crypto libs, and fell back just to sort out problem No 2
> below). My questions are:
> 1) Am I reinventing the wheel? Don't tell me about cfs, though.
> I know that something concerning cryptography is going to get
> into 4.8-R kernel from OpenBSD, but what will it look like?

Yes..several people have already done exactly this (see e.g. the
vncrypt port), and 5.0 has a generalized disk device encryption system


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