[PATCH] Require minimum random data entropy when creating LUKS (#1073679)

Vratislav Podzimek vpodzime at redhat.com
Mon Sep 8 06:49:17 UTC 2014


On Fri, 2014-09-05 at 11:36 -0400, Chris Lumens wrote:
> > Normal users aren't going to have the slightest idea what this means, we
> > should do as much as we can to hide it from them. Before showing the
> > dialog set a timer of, say, 15 seconds and then if there isn't enough
> > show it.
> 
> Agreed about normal users.
> 
> However, I am curious how many people would choose to encrypt their data
> but do not know what entropy is.  Sadly, like everything else we do, we
> will have to proceed without this kind of data.
Maybe we should come up with some "Survey Anaconda Addon" for the
Progress Hub where we would ask users about their opinion and experience
and let them check soething like "I agree with submitting my answers to
Anaconda developers". ;)

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Vratislav Podzimek

Anaconda Rider | Red Hat, Inc. | Brno - Czech Republic



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