...and/or if this is possible at all?

I have already encrypted files, but since I am moving from
opensuse10.3+losetup (actually losetup-aes from 10.2) to opensuse
11.1+dm-crypt I need a way to get access to old files (I cannot
re-encrypt them again).

I accessed the files (!) in such way:
losetup -e aes-256 -G gpg_home -K gpg_key /dev/loop0 my_file

In OS 11.1 I try to do this:
losetup /dev/loop0 my_file

and then
gpg --homedir gpg_home --decrypt gpg_key | cryptsetup --hash sha512
--cipher aes-cbc-plain --key-size 256 create mapped_img /dev/loop0

After the latter command I get the error:
Command failed: reload ioctl failed; invalid argument

I already have read that this might be caused by lack of modules, so I
did:
modprobe dm-mod
modprobe dm-crypt
modprobe aes_generic
modprobe sha256_generic
modprobe sha512_generic
modprobe sha1_generic

No difference for cryptsetup though.

I would appreciate any tips/help/etc :-).

Cheers,

PS1. I rely on this doc:
'Encrypted Filesystems - openSUSE'
(http://en.opensuse.org/Encrypted_Filesystems)

PS2. I am not sure about the number, I mean if I used aes 256 before
what hash should I use now? However this is for later...


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