Commit 52d07c67 authored by intrigeri's avatar intrigeri
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FAQ: drop technical details we fail to keep up-to-date.

Current Tails uses XTS, not CBC-ESSIV.
parent df5a3cf6
......@@ -352,8 +352,8 @@ LUKS is a very popular standard for disk encryption in Linux. LUKS is the
default technique for full-disk encryption proposed by many distributions,
including Debian and Ubuntu, when installing a regular system.
Currently the default cipher is `aes-cbc-essiv:sha256` with a key size of 256
bits.
The persistent volume is created with the default LUKS parameters used
by `udisks` and `cryptsetup`.
To understand better how persistence works, see our [[design
document|contribute/design/persistence]].
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