GELI - disk encryption GEOM class committed.

Pawel Jakub Dawidek pjd at
Sun Aug 7 16:08:26 GMT 2005

On Sun, Aug 07, 2005 at 10:07:52AM -0400, Mike Tancsa wrote:
+> At 02:52 AM 07/08/2005, Pawel Jakub Dawidek wrote:
+> >I saw this (I've one hifn here).
+> >This looks like a bug in hifn(4), it locks up when too many requests are
+> >sent there.
+> >Could you try increasing sector size of encrypted provider to eg. 8192?
+> >(There is '-s' option for 'init' subcommand.)
+> No difference.  It might even hasten it a little.
+> [hippo]# geli init -a 3des -s 8192 -K /var/tmp/da2.key /dev/amrd0s1e

Yes, I'm able to reproduce it easly.
I made my tests with AES where I see hangs only with small sectorsize -
AES and 8kB sectorsize works for me. I'm afraid it's hifn(4) issue and
I'm not sure if I can help here.

Pawel Jakub Dawidek             
pjd at                 
FreeBSD committer                         Am I Evil? Yes, I Am!
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