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Did TRESOR get included in the mainline Linux kernel? Where would I look to find out? Is there any documentation describing its use? Reading about cold boot attacks on Wikipedia makes me think TRESOR would be essential to having reasonably secure dm-crypt+LUKS system.

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From searching the Linux kernel cross-reference, seems that no (gives 0 results). However, from TRESOR's page, you can find a patch for kernel 3.6.2 and the documentation.

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TRESOR is still an out of tree kernel module today. Further, it looks like it is no longer being developed by the people at Erlangen.

I co-maintain some AUR packages which have updated TRESOR up to the current 3.17 and 3.14 kernels:



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