Re: etch installer and dm-crypt
On Sat, 2006-09-02 at 16:29 +0200, sigi wrote:
> > > I thought the recommended way is to encrypt /home /tmp and /var
> > > because there my 'personal' files are - and let the rest unencrypted
> > > due to the perfomance ...
> > Makes sense, but I have read that encryption's performance hit is
> > negligible (less than 1%), true?
> OK, if this is true, the performance is no argument. Another point is,
> that it possibly is more secure to have more little than one big 300GB
> partition, that it should minimize the risk of data-loss: if one
> partition crashes, the other ones should be ok.
> Yesterday I found something on a ubuntu-forum in the net: For me it
> looks useful... it should work on my debian-box, right?
Here's something I just found:
I haven't read much of it yet, but there is some information on how to
use a key on a USB drive.