[PATCH v1 0/3] KEYS: trusted: Introduce support for NXP CAAM-based trusted keys

Richard Weinberger richard at nod.at
Thu Apr 1 10:20:57 UTC 2021


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> Von: "Ahmad Fatoum" <a.fatoum at pengutronix.de>
>> I'm pretty sure with minimal changes it will work with your recent approach too.
> I am using dmsetup directly in my project. I am not familiar with cryptsetup
> plain. What benefits do you see with this over direct dmsetup?

cryptsetup is the de-facto standard to setup encrypted block devices.
There is a lot of existing tooling around cryptsetup already (systemd, etc..),
so being able to use CAAM keys for dm-crypt with cryptsetup seems natural to me.
Plain mode allows setting up dm-crypt without LUKS.


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