Hard drive encryption question for dual-boot XP and Fedora
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Fri Dec 28 03:19:39 UTC 2007
On Fri, 2007-12-28 at 08:05 +0900, John Summerfield wrote:
> I would not defy The Boss, but if he agrees Linux is good for its
> diagnostic tools, then the question becomes "How do we do this?" and a
> USB disk that's encrypted and doesn't carry sensitive data, or even a
> CD/DVD might be part of the answer.
Surely you'd only need to encrypt that which needs protecting. Network
diagnosis tools don't sound like something that needs it. And if you're
sensible enough to use different passwords, then someone finding out
your logon credentials from an unprotected diagnosis partition can't use
them to logon to the other protected one.
(This computer runs FC7, my others run FC4, FC5 & FC6, in case that's
important to the thread.)
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