Bug 127183 - install using dm-crypt device
install using dm-crypt device
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 124789
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2004-07-03 08:51 EDT by Matt Domsch
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 14:04:19 EST
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Description Matt Domsch 2004-07-03 08:51:44 EDT
Description of problem:
For laptop users in particular, it would be really nice to be able to
have the / file system built on a dm-crypt device on the disk
partition where / would usually go.  This would prevent anyone
stealing the laptop from being able to access any of the data (besides
the unencrypted /boot partition of course).
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2004-07-06 18:24:10 EDT
See the lengthy-ish fedora-devel-list thread about this... 

The big problems really revolve around how the user interfaces with it.
Comment 2 W. Michael Petullo 2004-07-07 09:18:00 EDT
See also bug #124789, "[PATCH] Add encrypted root filesystem support
to mkinitrd."
Comment 3 Matt Domsch 2004-07-12 08:57:57 EDT
OK, closing this as duplicate of 124789 then.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 124789 ***
Comment 4 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 14:04:19 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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