[Haifux] Whole disk encryption, because it costs nothing?

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at gmail.com
Mon Jan 11 22:43:04 MSK 2010

> I wound up setting up an
> encrypted partition, but only placing there things I consider sensitive
> (which does include the swap, mail, client's sources, my family images
> etc.), as well as some other automatically generated stuff (such as
> /var/lib/mlocate and ~/.bash_history, both via symlinks).
> I guess it really depends on your use scenario.

I also considered putting personal things such as photos in an
encrypted partition, but I wonder about data recovery. I backup every
month, but for the most recent things, can data recovery be performed?
I usually use JFS partitions, but I am open to others if need be.

Dotan Cohen


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