Full disk encryption without a boot partition

Alex Hornung alex at alexhornung.com
Thu Dec 27 13:08:19 PST 2012

On 26/12/12 22:19, mhca12 wrote:
> Are there any plans or is there already support for full
> disk encryption without the need for a boot partition?

No, the userland tool that sets up the decryption of the root partition,
as well as the kernel and modules need to be somewhere that is not
encrypted - otherwise the boot loader would need to support the disk


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