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Old 07-09-2010, 10:04 AM   #1
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Is there an isolinux that will open an encrypted boot partition.

I was wondering if there is a version of isolinux or a simular boot loader for Linux, that boots the kernel from an encrypted boot partition? If not, are there any roadblocks that would prevent adding encryption to isolinux?
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Yes, encrypting the root file system should work for a LiveCD, but I also want to encrypt the kernel, which requires isolinux to be LUKS aware. Again, does anyone know of a isolinux that is LUKS aware?


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