gbde and geli - differences
wojtek at tensor.gdynia.pl
Sat Mar 24 19:10:21 UTC 2007
>> why there are both? what should i use to have better chance i will be
>> able to recover data after say 10 years knowing password?
> I presume it's to do with geli using OpenSSL libraries and so picking-up
> hardware acceleration where available. I think gdbe is being sidelined.
i switched to geli, making all my encrypted partition DVD sized, so i can
back it up encrypted by writing whole device to DVD.
and geli uses 2-3 times less CPU time doing the same encryption. both can
use passwords and key files.
More information about the freebsd-questions