[CentOS] Dell 120 GB 5400 RPM Encrypted Serial ATA Hard Drive
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Thu Mar 26 18:46:59 UTC 2009
Agile Aspect wrote:
> Hi - I've been asked to re-partition a
> Dell 120 GB 5400 RPM Encrypted Serial ATA Hard Drive
> and install CentOS 5 on the new partition.
> It's a Dell Lattitude E5400 laptop.
> Is this even possible with encrypted drives?
How is it encrypted? Some new laptops come with drive encryption
built into the hardware which I believe is totally transparent
to the OS, sample device:
Looking at this:
The drive they have seems similar, so I would expect
re-partitioning to work fine, though of course backup any
important data before trying.
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