Re: Encrypting Portable Hard Drive
Rich Shepard <rshepard <at> appl-ecosys.com>
2012-03-12 13:22:47 GMT
On Sun, 11 Mar 2012, x y wrote:
> Ya, Rich. I got 3 1Tb encrypted volumes all managed by cryptsetup. There
> are a few issues with it, though. First, transparent mounting and
> unmounting of the encrypted partitions will probably not work, seems the
> automount system for the window managers is a little buggy. Things work
> nicely from command line, just mount and unmount from there.
When I go this route, all partitions on the laptop (/, /home, /opt) will
be encrypted and mounted/unmounted when the system boots and shutd down.
> I've not had much luck getting a Windows machine to work with Linux created
> encrypted containers, not saying it can't be done, just that I've never got
> it to work.
I've not done anything Microsoft since '97. Other than all clients (and
regulatory agencies) all using Microsoft, I could not care less about it.
> One of the best spots for info is the Slackware install cd. PV and crew
> have put a nice little tut on it for us. Beyond that, if you run into
> problems, just ask!