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Re: [Xen-users] Cheap IOMMU hardware and ECC support importance

Gordan Bobic <gordan@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:

>> I'd have to make a huge tar archive or something of my data and encrypt
>> that with gpg before uploading it.  That isn't really feasible.
> No, encfs is a layer and stores each encrypted file and filename as
> normal, they are just encrypted. So when you mount the encrypted data
> to a mount point, it's available unencrypted. When you look at the
> encrypted directory tree, the file names and contents are scrambled.
> So to back it up, you back up the encrypted subtree directly. No need
> for intermediate steps.

And how good is this encryption?  What if I forget the passphrase or
whatever it uses?  To back it up, I'd still have to make an archive
which I can upload.

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