My notes on making encrypted filesystems "Just Work(tm)"

Matthias Urlichs smurf at
Wed Dec 15 06:44:16 PST 2004

Hi, David Zeuthen wrote:

> Once the passphrase have been obtained in the desktop session, then
>  'sesame-setup --device=/dev/sda1 --passphrase=mysecret22'
> should be run by root.

No it should not. NEVER pass a passphrase in an argument.

Matthias Urlichs

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