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Old 04-26-2005, 01:35 PM   #1
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Encrypt a partition with a password ?


Is there a way to encrypt a partition (ie sda1) to have it accessible only if I give the right password?

I thought about dm-crypt but that seems too tricky just for encrypting a usbkey... I just don't want anyone finding my usbkey (ie: colleague) to plug it and see what is on it :/

So what is the best option in your opinion?

Thanks in advance
Old 04-26-2005, 03:00 PM   #2
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I use the cryptoloop system in the 2.6 kernel series to accomplish this.


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