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Re: [SLUG] Vista .. anti-Linux ?
- To: Kevin Saenz <kevsaenz@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Vista .. anti-Linux ?
- From: Benno <benjl@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 28 Apr 2006 20:56:54 +1000
- Cc: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx, wellylug@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- User-agent: Mutt/1.5.11+cvs20060126
On Fri Apr 28, 2006 at 20:42:59 +1000, Kevin Saenz wrote:
>also the article states
>This encryption technology also has the effect of frustrating the
>exchange of data needed in a dual boot system. "You could look at
>BitLocker as anti-Linux because it frustrates dual boot," Schneier told
That is the paragraph that implied to me that it was more about the
data rather than getting it on there: "effect of frustrating the
exchange of data".
But that could mean just about anything.
>>On Fri Apr 28, 2006 at 20:09:25 +1000, Kevin Saenz wrote:
>>>I'm wondering how they plan to do that? Are they going to encrypt the
>>>MBR? I think this is FUD from microsoft again. They are planning on
>>>encrypting the drive that windows resides on. I don't know if it's going
>>>to effect the MBR, or all partitions on the harddrive.
>>I don't think the article actually said you *couldn't* I think it said it
>>it pointless because you can't access the data on the windows partition.
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