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On Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 1:29 PM, Florian Philipp
> One last question for everyone who has read this rather long mail (thank
> you, btw): What exactly is benbi in aes-lrw-benbi:sha256 and what should
> I choose for XTS? The kernel description states plain but essiv and
> benbi work as well.
benbi is an IV generation algorithm. If you look at the dm-crypt
sources , benbi stands for "big-endian 'narrow block'-count" (not
sure where they got the `i' from...). There's also one called bewbi,
which I thought was entertaining.
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