[ltp] X60s/200s with SSD, encrypted disk
Fri, 19 Jun 2015 19:38:33 +0200
Uwe Brauer <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>>> "Bjørn" == Bjørn Mork <email@example.com> writes:
> > 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 =
> > through the same encryption controller whether or not you set a
> > password). OS independent. Encrypting everything, including the bo=
> > loader and boot loader configuration.
> Hm, sounds interesting. I have Samsung 840 EVO installed,
> - how do I know this feature is supported.
See the SSD documentation. I don't know any other way. Google found
this, which looks promising:
> - how do I enable it?
By setting the ATA password. You can do this in the BIOS setup.
> Any link is welcome.
This is about the Intel 320 SSD, but I believe the answers are
independent of vendor: https://communities.intel.com/thread/20537