LinuxQuestions.org
Help answer threads with 0 replies.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Incognito
User Name
Password
Incognito This forum is for the discussion of Incognito Linux.

Notices



Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 10-31-2009, 05:11 AM   #1
john99
Member
 
Registered: Mar 2007
Posts: 44

Rep: Reputation: 15
Encrypted swap


Hello

I don't know if Icognito does enrypt swap. Probably it does not even swap to disk...

Nevertheless I would like to be able to determine if the swapped data (witten to disk)
is encrypted or not. Simply carving the swap file or swap partition
of a Linux system dosen't give an answer (unlike the pagefile under Windows)..


Question:
What is the best approach to recognize if swap is encrypted or not?


Thank's a lot for any feedback!

John
 
Old 10-31-2009, 09:54 PM   #2
rupertwh
Member
 
Registered: Sep 2006
Location: Munich, Germany
Distribution: Debian / Ubuntu
Posts: 297

Rep: Reputation: 49
Quote:
Originally Posted by john99 View Post
What is the best approach to recognize if swap is encrypted or not?
Have a look at /etc/fstab to see if it uses a regular partition or an encrypted device?
 
Old 11-01-2009, 11:52 AM   #3
anonym
Incognito Maintainer
 
Registered: Oct 2008
Distribution: Gentoo
Posts: 100

Rep: Reputation: 26
Quote:
Originally Posted by john99 View Post
I don't know if Icognito does enrypt swap. Probably it does not even swap to disk...
Incognito doesn't use disk swapping at all -- it runs only in memory.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Encrypted root and swap on thumbdrive itags.org Ubuntu 1 08-02-2009 06:04 PM
Can swap file or a swap partition be mounted and read? Mr-Bisquit Linux - General 3 06-08-2009 03:16 PM
Swap : Is it there? Is it encrypted? yeehi Linux - General 2 04-09-2009 10:42 AM
automatic encrypted swap system 90-60-90 Linux - Security 2 02-09-2005 05:56 PM
How to unmount actual swap and mount a new(bigger) swap space? isaac Linux - Newbie 1 06-06-2004 02:23 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:29 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration