[dm-crypt] Hybrid drives

Luca Berra bluca at comedia.it
Sat Jul 17 09:58:21 CEST 2010


On Sat, Jul 17, 2010 at 09:13:13AM +0200, Heinz Diehl wrote:
>In other words: such hybrid drives can not safely be encrypted with
>LUKS/dmcrypt (or any other WDE software), because the controller 
>randomly swaps out 4 GB data to the SSD area, and even after shutting 
>down the machine, parts of/the whole LUKS header/key could possibly 
>be left on the SSD part?

I fail to see your point. What is the difference from having data on the
platters or on the internal ssd?

L.

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