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

David Zeuthen david at
Wed Dec 15 10:43:13 PST 2004

On Tue, 2004-12-14 at 16:34 -0500, Behdad Esfahbod wrote:
> This all sounds good.  Just about using the free space at the
> beginning of the partition, this means that the partition cannot
> be used as a boot partition, right?  And worse, trying to install
> grub on it erases the sesame data, which doesn't sound great.

Not really. AFAIK you normally install things as grub on the main block
device (e.g. /dev/hda), not any of the partitions.


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