Re: -nice tree [was Re: [Swsusp-devel] Re: swsusp problems [was Re: Your opinion on the merge?]]
From: Micha Feigin
Date: Sat Mar 27 2004 - 19:29:05 EST
On Sat, Mar 27, 2004 at 10:29:46PM +0100, Pavel Machek wrote:
> 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.
Which is probably much more probable. I have to admit I haven't heard
much of hard disk theft, but quite a bit of laptop theft, and when
swsusp comes to mind in this respect I would think the laptop thingy is
more of a problem.
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