[ltp] X60s/200s with SSD, encrypted disk
Fri, 19 Jun 2015 18:54:22 +0200
>> "Bj=F8rn" =3D=3D Bj=F8rn Mork <email@example.com> writes:
> Uwe Brauer <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> I have to upgrade my Kubuntu 10.04 to at least 14.04.
>> I have alreay upgraded the hard disk of both laptops to a SSD which w=
>> the most notable performance boost I experienced so far.=20
>> I would like to consider a 14.04 installation with an entirely encryp=
>> disk. However I fear performance problems and would welcome any comme=
>> on that subject.
> If your SSD supports encryption "in hardware", and you don't need to
> protect your data against any entity likely to be able to break or
> backdoor that implementation, then that's an obvious choice.
> Advantages: No performance impact whatsoever (the SSD will run your da=
> through the same encryption controller whether or not you set a
> password). OS independent. Encrypting everything, including the boot
> loader and boot loader configuration.
Hm, sounds interesting. I have Samsung 840 EVO installed,=20
- how do I know this feature is supported.
- how do I enable it?
Any link is welcome.