Re: -nice tree [was Re: [Swsusp-devel] Re: swsusp problems [was Re: Your opinion on the merge?]]

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Sat Mar 27 2004 - 16:34:18 EST


On So 27-03-04 03:37:48, Luke-Jr wrote:
> On Saturday 27 March 2004 02:08 am, Nigel Cunningham wrote:
> > On Sat, 2004-03-27 at 10:22, Pavel Machek wrote:
> > > You are right, that would be ugly. How is encryption supposed to work,
> > > kernel asks you to type in a key?
> >
> > I haven't thought about the specifics there. Perhaps the plugin prompts
> > for one, or perhaps it takes a lilo parameter?
> The only purpose I can think of for encryption would be so someone can't grab
> the HD and boot it on another PC or read the image directly.
> Unless I'm missing something, that would imply that the key would need to be
> generated from a hardware profile (only creatable by root) somehow to
> restrict its readability to that one system.

Hmm, I do not see how hardware hash helps. When I can steal your hdd,
there's good chance I can steal whole machine, too.
When do you have a heart between your knees?
[Johanka's followup: and *two* hearts?]
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