Diffstat (limited to 'drivers/block/Kconfig')
1 files changed, 0 insertions, 23 deletions
diff --git a/drivers/block/Kconfig b/drivers/block/Kconfig
index ab3e37aa1830..f7f32eeaee63 100644
@@ -180,14 +180,6 @@ config BLK_DEV_LOOP
bits of, say, a sound file). This is also safe if the file resides
on a remote file server.
- There are several ways of encrypting disks. Some of these require
- kernel patches. The vanilla kernel offers the cryptoloop option
- and a Device Mapper target (which is superior, as it supports all
- file systems). If you want to use the cryptoloop, say Y to both
- LOOP and CRYPTOLOOP, and make sure you have a recent (version 2.12
- or later) version of util-linux. Additionally, be aware that
- the cryptoloop is not safe for storing journaled filesystems.
Note that this loop device has nothing to do with the loopback
device used for network connections from the machine to itself.
@@ -211,21 +203,6 @@ config BLK_DEV_LOOP_MIN_COUNT
is used, it can be set to 0, since needed loop devices can be
dynamically allocated with the /dev/loop-control interface.
- tristate "Cryptoloop Support (DEPRECATED)"
- select CRYPTO
- select CRYPTO_CBC
- depends on BLK_DEV_LOOP
- Say Y here if you want to be able to use the ciphers that are
- provided by the CryptoAPI as loop transformation. This might be
- used as hard disk encryption.
- WARNING: This device is not safe for journaled file systems like
- ext3 or Reiserfs. Please use the Device Mapper crypto module
- instead, which can be configured to be on-disk compatible with the
- cryptoloop device. cryptoloop support will be removed in Linux 5.16.