[ltp] X60s/200s with SSD, encrypted disk

Uwe Brauer linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Fri, 19 Jun 2015 18:54:22 +0200

>> "Bj=F8rn" =3D=3D Bj=F8rn Mork <bjorn@mork.no> writes:

   > Uwe Brauer <oub.oub.oub@gmail.com> writes:
   >> Hello
   >> 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.