Re: Full Disk Encryption
On Mon, 28 Nov 2011 10:24:55 -0700
Bob Proulx <email@example.com> wrote:
> Rick Thomas wrote:
> > Another point about using a separate swap vs including swap on the
> > encrypted LVM: On a server, the LVM will almost certainly be on a
> > RAID. There's no point in putting swap on RAID.
> Strongly disagree. The point of raid is to keep the machine running
> in spite of a disk failure. If you don't put swap on raid then a disk
> failure of your swap disk will crash your system. By putting swap on
> raid the system keeps running.
Agreed, I also maintain some servers and the swap is on raid.
I have faced disk failure on some servers and due to raid, I could
successfully run the server with the single disk and change the
bad disk with a 30 min. down time.