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    Phoronix: EXT4 In Linux 4.4 Brings Fixes, Particularly For Encryption Support

    Besides the Btrfs pull request being sent in today for the Linux 4.4 merge window, the EXT4 updates were also sent in today by Ted Ts'o...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...-For-Linux-4.4

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    As soon as Ext4's filesystem-level encryption matures, I'll start using it!

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    • #3
      Originally posted by phoronix
      ... come down to a smothering of bug-fixes for this stable Linxu file-system. ...
      I didn't know that the Chinese forked Linux...

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      • #4
        How the f do you even encrypt something with ext4? I don't get it. Even if I want to use it, there's zero information on how to encrypt.

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        • #5
          中国网站现已面世

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          • #6
            Originally posted by RealNC View Post
            How the f do you even encrypt something with ext4? I don't get it. Even if I want to use it, there's zero information on how to encrypt.
            Have you read this blog post and comments ?:
            http://blog.quarkslab.com/a-glimpse-...ncryption.html

            So you'd probably want to use/try the latest kernel and latest e2fsprogs, because it contains a tool:
            http://man7.org/linux/man-pages/man8/e4crypt.8.html
            Last edited by Lennie; 07 November 2015, 05:46 AM.

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            • #7
              Did you mean a 'smothering' i.e. a great many, enough to smother you, or a 'smattering' i.e. some, a few, a handful?

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              • #8
                Originally posted by daemon32 View Post

                I didn't know that the Chinese forked Linux...
                Seems like we need to use cast to report typo.
                Michael

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