Talk:Full Disk Encryption From Scratch Simplified

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Swap partition

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The article does not consider the creation of the swap partition. --Mimosinnet 06:59, 3 March 2018 (UTC)

I never used encryption for swap, so I can't add information how to do it. Maybe, someone from community can add such info. P.S. For laptop - suspend to RAM are pretty enough, for desktop - same. If I haven't enough RAM to do something (compilation of libreoffice) -> then temporary swap file on encrypted partition are enought. -- Feniksa 18:00, 4 March 2018 (UTC)

I have found that this article covers the encrypted swap and hibernation

   https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Sakaki%27s_EFI_Install_Guide/Preparing_the_LUKS-LVM_Filesystem_and_Boot_USB_Key

-- citizenkepler 17:24, 3 October 2018 (UTC)

cryptsetup command

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The article suggests the command:

root@localhost #cryptsetup luksFormat -c aes-cbc-essiv:sha256 -s /dev/sdX3

The key size in bits should follow the -s flag. Therefore, the previous command does not work. What about:

root@localhost #cryptsetup -s 512 luksFormat /dev/sdX3

--Mimosinnet 08:45, 15 March 2018 (UTC)

Completed in a previous edit. --Grknight (talk) 02:15, 8 November 2018 (UTC)

grub needs device-mapper support

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As far as I know grub needs to be compiled with the device-mapper USE flag in order to support lvm. This should be mentioned somewhere.

root@localhost #echo "sys-boot/grub:2 device-mapper" >> /etc/portage/package.use/sys-boot

--weidenba 8:15, 2nd September 2018 (UTC)

Added, thanks. --Grknight (talk) 02:17, 8 November 2018 (UTC)