[TRIM] (was: [ltp] X60s/200s with SSD, encrypted disk)
Sat, 20 Jun 2015 22:19:09 +0200
> On Fri, Jun 19, 2015 at 07:38:33PM +0200, Bj=F8rn Mork wrote:
> Not _exactly_ on my X220. The password you choose in the BIOS is
> somewhat "mangled" before being sent to the disk, with the ATA password
> mechanism (ATA Security Feature Set). I remember some information,
> explaining that _what_ is sent to the disk is somehow related to the
> keycodes of the keyboard.
> The consequence is that, when the disk is locked in this way, it cannot
> be unlocked on another computer (it would probably work with a same
> model). Which could be an important feature to recover data when the
> hardware needs to be serviced...
Thanks for your information, maybe you find the following useful
> For this reason, I reverted back to dm-crypt software encryption,
> because I want to be the owner of my encryption key, and I want
> to able to unlock my disk everywhere :)
Do you mean LMV and dm-crypt. BTW does TRIM work in this setting?