geli + journal

Коньков Евгений kes-kes at
Mon Nov 14 22:06:02 UTC 2011

R> On Mon, 14 Nov 2011 21:57:28 +0200
R> 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?

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

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

I catch idea, but some question:
in this situation .eli.journal  journal device will not be encrypted?
 can you describe how data flow will be?

С уважением,
 Коньков                          mailto:kes-kes at

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