[Novalug] Making a bootable USB stick???
Paul W. Frields
stickster at gmail.com
Fri Apr 11 20:29:28 EDT 2008
On Thu, 2008-04-10 at 18:27 -0400, Rich Goodwin wrote:
> I have a 4GB IronKey and find it extremely useful. I need to qualify
> this with - it works well with Vista. There are two partitions on the
> unit - a readonly and secured partition. The readonly is seen as a
> CDROM. It contains the Winderz/Mac code to run such as the password
> manager - which is an excellent side benefit since the passwords are
> stored in plaintext and viewable but stored encrypted.
> When they ship the 8GB models, these will be Linux compatible. There
> are drivers which will be made available. I need to check this now that
> I am thinking about it...
> The encrypted partition uses AES 128 CBC. It is extremely strong -
> stronger than 256 AES CTR. I will see if there's more I can share
Everyone may know this already, and it's not cross-platform at all, but
encrypted thumb disks are easy and fun for the whole family:
...from the ivory and windowless tower.
Paul W. Frields http://paul.frields.org/
gpg fingerprint: 3DA6 A0AC 6D58 FEC4 0233 5906 ACDB C937 BD11 3717
http://redhat.com/ - - - - http://pfrields.fedorapeople.org/
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