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Tim ignored_mailbox at
Fri Jun 11 12:47:20 UTC 2010

On Fri, 2010-06-11 at 17:39 +0530, Pallav Jain wrote:
> If that is the password for only Grub at the booting, does it
> guarantee the security of the hard-disk?

No, grub passwords only affect what GRUB can do.  If you can boot some
other way, you bypass it.  Or you could remove the drive and read it
with another computer.

To secure a drive, you need to encrypt it.  There are options to encrypt
a drive when you start the installation.  You need to go into
customising the drive partitioning.

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