[dm-crypt] (OT) Secure data wipe

Roscoe eocsor at gmail.com
Tue Dec 11 09:39:11 CET 2012


> How to work with sensitive data if you're using swap? Is it enough to
> run `swapoff', decrypt some data, encrypt it again, and run `swapon'?

I stopped using swap on my desktop when I upgraded from 64MB of RAM
with 128MB of swap to 192MB of RAM.

Saves the hassle of that question, I can't say I've noticed any
terribly ill effects from not having swap and it saves me the hassle
of setting up encrypted swap.


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