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 (GBDE). Kris
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