Re: [PATCH] Initial Vector Fix for loop.c.

From: Andi Kleen (
Date: Fri Jun 20 2003 - 04:30:03 EST

Fruhwirth Clemens <> writes:

> So go for it. Fix it before 2.6.x is out and we're stuck with this crap
> again.

This will break existing crypto loop installations, making
the existing encrypted image unreadable. After all this is Linux
here, not HackOS where you can break user file system formats at will.
The only way to implement this is with a new flag that is set by losetup
and keep the old behaviour by default.

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