Encrypted boot

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Encrypted boot

Post#1 by tukalunge » 20 Apr 2014, 01:11

How do I start Porteus from an encrypted boot?

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Re: Encrypted boot

Post#2 by Slaxmax » 20 Apr 2014, 02:12

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Re: Encrypted boot

Post#3 by tukalunge » 20 Apr 2014, 18:09

I'm booting Porteus from a USB drive and using a persistence file (.dat). I guess what I'm looking for is a way to encrypt the drive so that you'd have to enter a password to start the boot process. I'm pretty ignorant about how to do this. I don't know if you can set this up in Porteus, or if you would have to wrap Porteus up in some kind of an encrypted boot loader.

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Re: Encrypted boot

Post#4 by roadie » 20 Apr 2014, 18:28

A quick search showed that boot loaders, (syslinux, grub) can be password protected. I would go with encrypted save.dat.

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Re: Encrypted boot

Post#5 by Slaxmax » 21 Apr 2014, 01:57

Use porteus save file manager
choose the option ( I want to encrypt a savefile) and ecncrypt your .dat (savefile)
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