harddrive encryption

Chip Camden sterling at camdensoftware.com
Mon Jan 17 22:38:44 UTC 2011

Quoth Chuck Swiger on Monday, 17 January 2011:
> On Jan 17, 2011, at 12:30 PM, Alokat wrote:
> > is it possible to encrypt my full harddrive (excluding /boot) during a freebsd installation. Or do I have to do this after the installation manually?
> I don't believe the current installer knows about HD encryption.  Do it after the install by following the fine documentation in the handbook:
>   http://www.freebsd.org/doc/handbook/disks-encrypting.html
> Regards,
> -- 
> -Chuck
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One thing I don't get from that fine documentation:  is it possible to
take an existing hard drive with data and encrypt it?  Or do I have to
create a new encrypted partition and copy all the files to it?

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