geli + journal

RW rwmaillists at
Mon Nov 14 20:51:48 UTC 2011

On Mon, 14 Nov 2011 21:57:28 +0200
Коньков Евгений wrote:

> hi
> Is it possible to create journaled FS which is crypted with geli?
> I can create crypted or journaled FS, but it is complicated to me to
> create both in time, can you help me clue?

You have to encrypt first and then create the gjournal device on
the .eli device so you end-up with device that ends in .eli.journal.

However, FreeBSD 9 supports journaled soft-updates which is much faster
than full data journalling, and it can be enabled on existing

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