Quoth Chuck Swiger on Monday, 17 January 2011: > On Jan 17, 2011, at 12:30 PM, Alokat wrote: > > is it possible to encrypt my full harddrive (excluding /boot) during a > > freebsd installation. Or do I have to do this after the installation > > manually? > > I don't believe the current installer knows about HD encryption. Do it after > the install by following the fine documentation in the handbook: > > http://www.freebsd.org/doc/handbook/disks-encrypting.html > > Regards, > -- > -Chuck > > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"
One thing I don't get from that fine documentation: is it possible to take an existing hard drive with data and encrypt it? Or do I have to create a new encrypted partition and copy all the files to it? -- Sterling (Chip) Camden | sterl...@camdensoftware.com | 2048D/3A978E4F http://chipsquips.com | http://camdensoftware.com | http://chipstips.com
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