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Re: Another "prompt" for authentication (at the boot)
Hmmm, old earth term.
Unreliable device that never fits into pockets well.
/me looks at 64MB USB keychain thing.
/me looks at iButton that can hold 64kb (more than enough for keys).
Of course you want it as a filesystem which is used by
the KERNEL, but you want the control per a USER based
Has a list archive search shown any recent answrhers?
Quoting Mark (firstname.lastname@example.org):
> 1. Sorry for this subject .-)
> Is it possible to encrypt the Filesystem automaticly AND to decrypt it ONYl
> if I've a spec. key?
> Something like SysKey on Windows wich is stored on a floppy. Only if this
> floppy is into the floppydrive the System will be boot up.
> Are there any solutions for such a request like my?
> The HDD (or importend parts) could be decrypt using the virt. crypting
> filesystem after startup but the mashine should not start without this "key"
> stored on the floppy.
> It could be usefull for notebooks or server. :-)
> And how will it use? Maybe I'm the onlyone but I would if I can. :-)