Understanding XTS why better than CBC with generated IVs?

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asked Mar 8, 2016 by Yeaton3871 (1,260 points)
Thanks in advance for the help

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answered May 27, 2016 by N8045 (570 points)
selected May 28, 2016 by jnlAzuma
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The article on Disk encryption / LRW is not the place to debate a standard
commented May 28, 2016 by jnlAzuma (870 points)
I have been trying to find a fix for this same issue for a couple days now
commented May 28, 2016 by widick (610 points) 1 flag
See the report and a discussion with a way to workaround
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answered Mar 20, 2016 by na1951 (1,000 points)

The overhead of block encryption modes is negligible.
XTS in conjunction with different ciphers is not.
And especially now that XTS has been accepted as a standard for disk encryption. Have you seen Talk:Disk encryption theory - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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answered Apr 28, 2016 by loftsReach (170 points)

Right after reboot it should ask you for the encryption password.
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answered May 14, 2016 by Zak_you (180 points)
There are service providers that will comfortably and reliably do this for you
So, I stumbled on this Hardware-accelerated disk encryption in Android 5.1 ... which makes total sense
commented May 15, 2016 by Pilkey (1,220 points)
Yes, it is possible to do that by encrypting an image of a VMWare disk etc
commented May 16, 2016 by uniHave (100 points)
I tackled this issue and found some nasty bugs that people may find helpful. Using float will lead to unpredictable rounded values in most situations
commented May 16, 2016 by Orv_that (230 points)
I just noticed you edited your post with this answer

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