Root boot/mount Password?

Roland Smith rsmith at
Sat Jul 26 18:09:24 UTC 2008

On Sat, Jul 26, 2008 at 05:31:23PM -0000, DSA - JCR wrote:
> Hi all
> FreeBSD 6.2
> I would like to put a password when booting/mounting mi Freebsd box.
> is it possible? How?

Yes. Use geli(8) encryption.

> is for protecting the system from unauthorized users

Disk encryption also protects your data if the PC or harddrive is stolen.

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