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Re: [Xen-users] Crypted LVM LVs as VBD?

To: James Bulpin <james@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Crypted LVM LVs as VBD?
From: Nicholas Lee <emptysands@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2005 10:35:44 +1200
Cc: Toens Bueker <toens.bueker@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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On 6/26/05, James Bulpin <james@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Toens Bueker wrote:
> > can crypted logical volumes be used as vbds for Xen?
> It should work fine. You'll need to rebuild your own xen0 kernel with
> CONFIG_DM_CRYPT enabled as we don't enable it by default in our current
> binary release.

I haven't tested this yet, but does the decryption occur on the block
level before dom0 passes the device ?handle? to a particular domU
instance?  Or can this only be done with a xen0 kernel?

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