About Encryption, I have a very different
Under non-network environment, I think that the encryption is
not a necessary part of operating system! If os can provide perfect access
control mechanism, confidential data will be protected from
Of course, you must avoid your hard disk being stolen!
A researcher of CS in China
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Sent: Thursday, March 18, 2004 10:04 PM
Subject: Encrypted kernel
I am new on the list and I did not want to be inpolite for
this reason I just wanted to say hello or hola.
question is about the Linux kernel. It is specifically about the Encryption
features of the Linux kernel. I know we have got modules, which allow the
kernel encrypts root file system and more but why should we encrypt the
system? Does it make the system more secure?
I have found the Encryption HOWTO on http://www.tldp.org but I wanted to know the
opinion and thoughts of other people.
Thank you very much,
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