Knowledgeable Debian Users, As a part of developing security-conscious habits, I have kept my .gnupg directory on removeable media (first a floppy, then a zip disk). Recently, however, I have found that when I mount my ext2-formatted zip disk, the disk quickly becomes unreadable (it led to kernel panic at one point). I have tried using a dos-formatted zip disk, but I get errors whenever gpg needs to write to the disk (something about not being able to lock the file/directory, it's been awhile). Given the transient nature of floppy disks (work one day, fail the next), I would rather not keep my keys there. With as many problems as I have had, I have been trying to brainstorm alternatives. One thought I had was to write the files to which I need only read access to removeable media, and keep the rest in my home directory. Does anyone have any thoughts in this regard? Thanks, Nate btw, if anyone knows why my zip drive (USB-powered Zip250) is destroying my zip disks, I'd like to know, also. -- "And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain. For the former things are passed away." Revelations 21:4 Nathan J. Malmberg <email@example.com> GNUPG ID: 8A9B426E The attachment is a digital signature. Get my key at wwwkeys.pgp.net.
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