Subject: Re: CryptoGraphic Disk.
To: Lubomir Sedlacik <>
From: Quentin Garnier <>
List: tech-security
Date: 10/07/2002 15:05:34
Le Mon, 7 Oct 2002 14:59:13 +0200
Lubomir Sedlacik a écrit :
> On Fri, Oct 04, 2002 at 03:09:22PM -0400, Roland Dowdeswell wrote:
> > I've just committed cgd, the CryptoGraphic Disk.
> > 
> > The cgd is basically a pseudo-disk which encrypts blocks on their way
> > to the disk that it is attached to.  Currently it supports 3 crypto
> > algorithms:  aes-cbc, blowfish-cbc and 3des-cbc.  The IV is chosen by
> > the ``IV generation method'', the only one that is implemented is
> > ``encblkno'', i.e. encrypted block number.
> > 
> > For more information about how to use and configure cgds please refer
> > to the provided documentation, cgd(4) and cgdconfig(8).
> is there any reason why is the control utility inconsistently named
> cgdconfig(8) and not cgdctl(8) to follow the way NetBSD does it?
> cgdconfig(8) sounds more like FreeBSD tool for me.

Well, there are already ccdconfig(8) and vnconfig(8). It looks pretty
consistent to me.


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for the swim back.
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