User talk:Akephalos

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See my comments at http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Talk:System_Encryption_with_LUKS_for_dm-crypt#Suspend_to_disk_instructions_are_insecure

Looking at the page history, I'm not the first to notice this, but you deleted the warning added by Nisc... what gives?

Jmawebb 07:54, 1 March 2010 (EST)

@Jmawebb: not sure this is the correct way to post on this page (please tell me if you're willing to). So, I don't know what warning has that guy posted, just that the only one I deleted was one referring to the fact that the key should not be saved on the disk. The problem was that he put that at the beginning of the 'suspend to disk' paragraph (WITH CAPS!) but it has nothing to do with suspending to disk, but with key security which is a general issue for any partition one encrypts.
Nevertheless, I put (redundant) warnings in the method description that one should not save the key on an encrypted partition.

Indeed I didn't know that issue! I'll modify the instructions for not using the saved key. Please feel free to update it.