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CONFIG_ENCRYPTED_KEYS: ENCRYPTED KEYS

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The Linux kernel configuration item CONFIG_ENCRYPTED_KEYS has multiple definitions:

ENCRYPTED KEYS found in security/Kconfig

The configuration item CONFIG_ENCRYPTED_KEYS:

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This option provides support for create/encrypting/decrypting keys in the kernel. Encrypted keys are kernel generated random numbers, which are encrypted/decrypted with a 'master' symmetric key. The 'master' key can be either a trusted-key or user-key type. Userspace only ever sees/stores encrypted blobs.

If you are unsure as to whether this is required, answer N.

ENCRYPTED KEYS found in security/keys/Kconfig

The configuration item CONFIG_ENCRYPTED_KEYS:

Help text

This option provides support for create/encrypting/decrypting keys in the kernel. Encrypted keys are kernel generated random numbers, which are encrypted/decrypted with a 'master' symmetric key. The 'master' key can be either a trusted-key or user-key type. Userspace only ever sees/stores encrypted blobs.

If you are unsure as to whether this is required, answer N.

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