Re: New kernel hifn795x driver does not play nice with luks

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On Tue, Mar 17, 2009 at 11:33:32PM +0100, markus reichelt (ml@xxxxxxxxxxxxx) wrote:
> > I have encountered a problem with the new HiFn driver in 2.6.27,
> > cryptsetup and luks.
> the mailinglist you posted to mainly deals with loop-aes these days,
> the dm-crypt/luks/mainline loop-crypto guys for some obscure reason
> opted to start a mailinglist of the same name at
> linux-crypto@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, so you are better off asking there
> (blame them for confusing people).
> CC added, though I guess you need to subscribe to their holy shrine,
> anyway. And keep in mind that dm-crypt/yada is still beta-code, it's
> nowhere near stable.
What was that?
Also, ml@xxxxxxxxxxxxx email was not in the proper header, so it does not
appear in copy list.
> > I am able to unlock my luks devices fine, but attempting to mount
> > the device will result in mount hanging forever (ps shows it as D+,
> > presumably it's waiting for I/O from the card), forcing me to
> > manually kill the process. If i then try to close the luks
> > partition luksClose informs me that the drive is in use. The
> > hifn_795x module will be locked as well in the process.
> > 
> > However, as soon as I disable/remove the hifn_795x module prior to
> > mounting the device, everything works as it should yet again.

Please send a dmesg output when card is blocked.
Thank you.

	Evgeniy Polyakov

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