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SubjectRe: Hibernation considerations
* david@lang.hm (david@lang.hm) wrote:
> On Mon, 16 Jul 2007, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:

> >Encryption is possible with both the userland hibernation (aka uswsusp) and
> >TuxOnIce (formerly known as suspend2). Still, I don't consider it as a
> >"must
> >have" feature for a framework to be generally useful (many users don't use
> >it
> >anyway).
>
> he's talking about the main system useing an encrypted device/partition,
> not the hibernate image being stored encrypted.
>
> This would require the main system 'forget' the keys when it does the
> hinbernate and prompt for it again during the wake-up phase.

Indeed - although as I say I really don't know what you would do with
apps using the mounts at that point. Still it seems like a
sensible requrest from the security side.

Dave
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