Re: Will encrypted partitions slow down preformance?
On Fri, Aug 11, 2006 at 12:29:09PM -0600, Joseph Smidt wrote:
> I will test beta 3 tomorrow. I am considering also testing the
> encrypted partitions. Will having encrypted partitions slow down
> performance? If so how much? Thanks.
How big the performance impact will be is difficult to predict,
as it depends on many factors. You might find the benchmark page
at riseup.net  useful - it shows a detailed comparison of the
relative performance of dm-crypt vs. loop-AES vs. plain disk.