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ankscorek 01-18-2006 08:18 PM

disk encryption
can som eone please guide me for disk encryptionin kernel

halvy 01-19-2006 03:59 AM

what do you mean.

are you looking for a program in particular.

nx5000 01-19-2006 04:22 AM

The new mechanism for encrypting disks uses the DeviceMapper , while the older used the cryptoloop. There are some advantages of using dm-crypt and cryptloop has security flaws.

More general link:

But before using dm-crypt you should have a look at this:

If you want to encrypt everything, there is a post in this forum, look at the last threads.

Hafe fun

ddaas 01-19-2006 06:58 AM

IMHO the best solution for disk encryption is dm-crypt with luks

See there the advantages over other methods

ankscorek 01-20-2006 07:54 PM

ty guys will get back more...this disk encryption is sitting over me for more than a week now..

but i have to go a step ahead and encrypt the root partitionand burn this as an iso image

ankscorek 05-03-2006 01:59 PM

is the solution

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