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Re: btrfs on LUKS

On 10/31/2012 5:46 PM, Christian Stalp wrote:
> Hello out there,
> I want to prepare my new ssd as an encrypted fs. In order to do that I
> took a reasonably new version of the network-installer and created:
> first an ext3 partition to hold the kernel. Then one MB of free space
> (the debian-installer does it that way if I choose an encrypted
> FS-installation, can anybody tell my why?). Then the LUKS-partition and
> at least 20% free space, because TRIM is a problem on encrypted SSDs:
> http://asalor.blogspot.de/2011/08/trim-dm-crypt-problems.html
> But on that LUKS-partition I want to create a btrfs-FS, but the only fs
> I can choose here is ext3? Is there another way. I did it allready with
> a LVM in between (dev->LUKS->LVM) but this bizarre because btrfs has
> allready LVM-features. So is there another way except for mounting this
> ssd and use btrfs-convert?

Why didn't you purchase a self encrypting SSD?  Eliminates all of these
issues.  Lots of them available today.


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