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(Questioned accuracy of "not possible to have LVM span multiple disks")
 
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== <s> Close the temporary container before returning to [[dm-crypt/Encrypting a Non-Root File System]] </s> ==
 
  
At the end of the 'dm-crypt wipe on an empty disk or partition' section we do not say that the user must close the temporary container before going to dm-crypt/Encrypting a non-root file system#Partition.
 
Couldn't be great to add a command like 'cryptsetup close container' before the last sentence ? [[User:Barbrousse|Barbrousse]] ([[User talk:Barbrousse|talk]]) 12:37, 24 August 2016 (UTC)
 
 
:Yes, you're absolutely correct, please go ahead and add the command. — [[User:Kynikos|Kynikos]] ([[User talk:Kynikos|talk]]) 10:11, 24 August 2016 (UTC)
 
 
::Ok, it's done. [[User:Barbrousse|Barbrousse]] ([[User talk:Barbrousse|talk]]) 12:37, 24 August 2016 (UTC)
 
 
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This sentence in LVM/RAID on LUKS seems strange to me:
 
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Since the encrypted layer resides on a physical partition, though, it will not be possible to exploit the ability of LVM and RAID to span multiple disks.`
 
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I infer from it that it is not possible to have a VG with more than one LUKS device, or mixed LUKS/non-LUKS PVs in a VG. Also, this disadvantage is not listed in the table at: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Dm-crypt/Encrypting_an_entire_system#Overview, so it seems contradictory at best.
 
 
[[User:Ataraxy|Ataraxy]] ([[User talk:Ataraxy|talk]]) 06:19, 25 October 2016 (UTC)Ataraxy
 

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