cross-OS transparent encryption

Erpo erpo41 at
Wed Jun 8 01:39:46 CEST 2005

On Tue, 2005-06-07 at 10:16 -0700, Carl William Spitzer IV wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-06-03 at 14:31, Erpo wrote:
> > The spanish thread on the list right now is revolving around the problem
> > of sharing encrypted data between WinXP and Linux. The original poster
> > wants to share a read/write partition between the two OSs on a laptop
> > and have transparent encryption of the files on that partition. 
> Linux has the ability to use encrypted file system but I do not know if
> there is a windows interface.

I would be surprised if there were a way to get windows to use a
dm-crypted partition. And Windows has the ability to use an encrypted
filesystem, but unless the quality of the NTFS driver has improved
dramatically, I don't think there's a way to use it from Linux.


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