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Re: PSA for LUKS users

From: Attila Lendvai
Subject: Re: PSA for LUKS users
Date: Thu, 20 Apr 2023 09:39:02 +0000

> While recent grub2 finally has limited support for luks2, it only
> supports the weaker KDF (key derivation function) (PBKDF2?), as I
> understand it, though would be happy to be proven wrong!

i have just spent half an hour reading the linked PR's and patch emails, and 
unfortunately you seem to be right.

i don't see why progress is so slow on this. some of the patches are 5+ years 
old! and the submitters seem to be constructive and responsive.

a good entry point that collects the relevant links:

• attila lendvai
• PGP: 963F 5D5F 45C7 DFCD 0A39
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