Harddisk Encryption

Jeremy Schoenhaar jeremy at fam-schoenhaar.de
Sun Nov 26 15:09:46 GMT 2006

Am Sonntag, den 26.11.2006, 12:02 +0100 schrieb Andreas Jellinghaus:
> > But to have the option to encrypt the root partition by default during 
> > the installation is a very good feature request !
> encrypting root by default would be a bad idea, as the encryption takes
> away a lot of performance and usability (not so much because of 
> stressing the cpu, more because of additional latency and design issues).
> Also I prefer a non-luks setup with rsa keys and passphrases on them,
> so I can replace that with smart cards and pin if I prefer.
> Regards, Andreas
I overlooked that part about the root partition. As sensitive data does
NOT belong on / that would be a waste of energy in my opinion. /home,
SWAP, /tmp, and other partitions on the otherhand would be a big +

Jeremy Schoenhaar 

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