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Subject: Re: Additional security for laptops...
From: "Les Mikesell" <les,AT,futuresource,DOT,com>
Date: Fri, 17 Jan 2003 14:46:57 +0100
In-reply-to: <XFMail.030117164328.gregory.hosler@eno.ericsson.se>

From: "Gregory Hosler" <gregory.hosler,AT,eno,DOT,ericsson,DOT,se>
>
> the password is on the root partition (in /etc/cipe, which by definition
*will*
> be in the root partition). if you're gonna encrypt the root partition, and
then
> lend out the laptop, you need to release the password for the root 
>partition,
> otherwise you might as well not lend out the laptop in the first place.

You can mount a different partition on /etc/cipe or make the directory
a symlink to one on an encrypted partition, or change the invocation
of ciped-cb to use the -o option with the options  file residing anywhere
you want.

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  Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell,AT,attbi,DOT,com





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