[lug] hd encryption guidance

Sean Reifschneider jafo at tummy.com
Sun Feb 22 15:42:29 MST 2009

karl horlen wrote:
> if i've got an external usb hd that is not encrypted that i want to
>encrypt, is that possible or must you encrypt the file system before
>you put any data on it?

If you have enough spare space, you can do it, but you can't really do
it in-place.  I have a guide up on my blog, go to www.tummy.com and
search for "cryptsetup" in the search box.  Sorry, but I'm at the tail
end of a slow net setup here.


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