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Other GELI Encrypted Disk Partition Overhead


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Messages: 3

Is it correct that an GELI AES256 container is half the size of the disk?

1. Name: da0.eli
Mediasize: 125029674496 (116G)
Sectorsize: 512
Mode: r1w1e2

1. Name: da0
Mediasize: 250059350016 (233G)
Sectorsize: 512
Mode: r1w1e1


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Thanks: 3
Messages: 9

it certainly isn't correct.

How did you achieve this exactly? I find it strange to see da0.eli, I would expect something like da0p1.eli or da0s1.eli. How did you partition your device?