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Old 06-20-2010, 10:58 PM   #1
xyzone
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LUKS encryption, sets


Hey, I'd like to know if there's a simple way to create a LUKS encryption drive with different passwords? A real one that leads to one set of data, and another that leads to a whole different set of data. Is this even possible with LUKS?
 
Old 06-21-2010, 01:43 AM   #2
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You can have different passwords to unlock different file systems. You still have to log in to each individual file system. But as far as using the password as a differentiator flag itself, I couldn't say. A good basic getting started reference for this can be found in Slackware's distribution base here:

ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackwar...ADME_CRYPT.TXT

It might have enough information in it to get you where you need to go with this.
 
  


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