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Re: filesystem encryption?
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: filesystem encryption?
- From: sen_ml_(_at_)_eccosys_(_dot_)_com
- Date: Mon, 06 Nov 2000 05:59:08 +0900
From: Jim Breton <jamesb-openbsd_(_at_)_alongtheway_(_dot_)_com>
Subject: filesystem encryption?
Date: Mon, 6 Nov 2000 05:47:59 +0000
> Just curious as to the possibility of OpenBSD including a means of
> encrypting entire filesystems at some point. Is it known whether this
> capability will be added anytime soon?
i'd like to know as well -- i've looked into using vnconfig, but as
far as i can tell that works only w/ files, and not whole filesystems.
it'd be nice to have something that's not a port.
> As far as I know it's not currently supported (but would love to be
> corrected if wrong). :)
me too ;-)
> The swap encryption in 2.8 will be a nice addition though.
i'm running an installation of 2.7 (admittedly updated via cvs) which
has swap encryption...was it not in the original 2.7 release? all it
takes is editing /etc/sysctl.conf and rebooting, right? [i suppose if
you use sysctl directl, you may not even have to reboot...]
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