svn commit: r47461 - head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/disks

Dru Lavigne dru at
Thu Oct 1 09:42:41 UTC 2015

Author: dru
Date: Thu Oct  1 09:42:40 2015
New Revision: 47461

  Clarify GELI AES default keysize and that the defaults are probably fine.
  PR: 201979
  Submitted by: Tom "Ludensen" Christensen


Modified: head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/disks/chapter.xml
--- head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/disks/chapter.xml	Thu Oct  1 04:54:31 2015	(r47460)
+++ head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/disks/chapter.xml	Thu Oct  1 09:42:40 2015	(r47461)
@@ -2905,7 +2905,8 @@ geli_da2_flags="-p -k /root/<replaceable
 /dev/ada0s1b.eli	none		swap	sw		0	0</programlisting>
       <para>By default, &man.geli.8; uses the <acronym>AES</acronym>
-	algorithm with a key length of 256 bits.  These defaults can
+	algorithm with a key length of 128 bits.  Normally the default
+	settings will suffice.  However, if desired these defaults can
 	be altered in the options field in
 	<filename>/etc/fstab</filename>.  The possible flags

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