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Re: Reading old cryptoloop encrypted files with Lenny

On Tue, Oct 07, 2008 at 13:57:51 -0700, Jean Hoderd wrote:
> Hallo,
> Many years ago I used to run Redhat 7.3, and I encrypted some
> files using the cryptoloop API that existed back then.  Now
> I run Debian Lenny and I find myself needing to retrieve some
> of those files.  Does someone know if the modern dm-crypt
> infrastructure is backwards compatible with the old cryptoloop?
> I already gave it a try, but was unsuccessful.  If this is at
> all possible, I reckon that some magic must be given in
> cryptsetup parameters.  Does someone know which?

According to the package descriptions, it should be loop-aes-utils and
loop-aes-modules-<your kenel version>. (I never used it myself, though.)

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