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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 3/3] dm-crypt: Adds support for wiping key when doing suspend/hibernation
On Sun 2015-06-21 13:20:34, Pali Rohár wrote:
> This patch adds dm message commands and option strings to optionally wipe key
> from dm-crypt device before entering suspend or hibernate state.
>
> Before key is wiped dm device must be suspended. To prevent race conditions with
> I/O and userspace processes, wiping action must be called after processes are
> freezed. Otherwise userspace processes could start reading/writing to disk after
> dm device is suspened and freezing processes before suspend/hibernate action
> will fail.

Are you sure this is enough?

We still may need to allocate memory after userspace is frozen, and
that could mean writing dirty buffers out to make some memory free...

Pavel

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