On Fri, 18 Jul 2008, Greg Larkin wrote:
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Chad Perrin wrote:
| On Fri, Jul 18, 2008 at 10:01:54PM +0100, RW wrote:
|> On Fri, 18 Jul 2008 21:06:57 +0100
|> RW <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
|>> On Fri, 18 Jul 2008 09:56:24 -0600
|>> Chad Perrin <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
|>>> My preliminary searches on the subject suggest that neither GBDE nor
|>>> GELI encryption offers hidden volume/container capabilities.
|>> Are you talking about steganography?
|> Sorry, I guess you're talking about volumes hidden in the unused space
|> on a filesystem. I don't think there's anything. I'm not sure
|> what the status of truecrypt is, I've heard some talk about it running
|> on freebsd eventually.
|> It would be a start for geli to be able to encrypt its metadata.
| So, are those basically my choices -- either wait for GBDE or GELI to
| acquire that capability, or write it myself (which is not something I'm
| prepared to do right now)? Bummer.
| Well . . . or wait for something else like TrueCrypt to get ported to
| FreeBSD, I suppose.
There is a beta version of the TrueCrypt 5.1a port out there. See:
I tried it in a VMware virtual machine a couple of months ago and it
hung pretty consistently when copying files into the container. It's
entirely possible that the problem was related to the virtual
environment, so YMMV.
What VMWare version were you using and what OS and version hosted the VM?
I only ask as I have been searching for this myself.
Currently, I am using a commercial product under Linux and Windoes called
BestCrypt by Jetico (http://www.jetico.com).
I have VMware installed currently under Windoes Vista. VMware version is
6.0.4-93057. I haven't had any issues thus far running a number of FreeBSD
If your version is less than what I'm running, I would be willing to
install and test.
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