[GJournal+Geli] Quick question before installation

Ivan Voras ivoras at freebsd.org
Fri Feb 26 15:26:38 UTC 2010

On 02/26/10 14:40, Malibu Carl wrote:
> Hi list
> I am new to all these features and I am about to install FreeBSD8.0 from a
> USB Drive.
> Before I take any further steps, I would like to ask whether is possible to
> perform an installation having an encrypted journaled UFS2 filesystem.
> As far as I know, I would say it is possible since gjournal and UFS2 operate
> on top of geli.
> Is this correct?

Yes, you would have this graph of GEOM classes:
DISK - [possibly some partitions or slices] - GELI - GJOURNAL - UFS

GJOURNAL and UFS need to be together, other classes are not position 
sensitive (within reason).

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