Root filesystem encryption update

Jeremy Katz katzj at
Mon Jun 18 16:55:31 UTC 2007

On Mon, 2007-06-18 at 10:12 -0500, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 18, 2007 at 03:11:15 -0500,
>   Thomas Swan <thomas.swan at> wrote:
> > 
> > Should encryption be an option on the disk partition option or an option to
> > pick the type of installation right after the greeting?
> I think people are normally going to want the encrption run right below
> the file systems (as opposed to say between software raid and the real
> device). So it seems that encryption could be a checkbox on the same
> page where you pick file system type. You could also do some checks to
> make sure /boot isn't encrypted (until grub handles it) and / isn't encrypted
> unless there is a separate /boot partition.

Is this where I chime in with something about keymaps and locales again?
I'm thinking probably so... ;-)


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