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Add GELI partition types
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Authored by eric_metricspace.net on Oct 17 2017, 12:34 AM.

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Summary

This adds a freebsd-geli partition type to the necessary tables. This allows users to mark their GELI partitions without revealing the underlying contents, avoiding an information leak to a potential attacker (however minor).

Test Plan

Need to test:

  • Userland gpart tool
  • Kernel detection

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Turns out this one is nowhere near complete. Need to add more stuff.

However, this one also isn't *strictly* necessary for GELI.

allanjude accepted this revision.Feb 2 2018, 10:43 AM
This revision is now accepted and ready to land.Feb 2 2018, 10:43 AM

This review actually needs more work. Turns out there's more places where things need to be added.