Topic: dm-crypt reliability?
Anybody use dm-crypt to encrypt a logical partition, particularly a loopback file?
I'm looking at the implementation and have some concerns about how it performs in the face of unexpected power-downs or crashes. Since I do a lot of testing and dev work on my Novena, this is not an uncommon occurrence. Also, I have concerns about the codebase maturity, particularly with respect to loose ends and assumptions that may cause problems in an ARM implementation.
Also open to hear alternate suggestions for a "better" utility to use to encrypt a partition. I'm not looking for file-level encryption, for this use case I'd prefer to be able to encrypt a section of disk and mount it as such.