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Re: "Stateless Linux" project



On Wed, 15 Sep 2004 11:15, Dan Williams <dcbw redhat com> wrote:
> How about using config info stored on a USB keydriver?  A relatively
> simple GUI app could dump the config information to one/multiple
> keydrives which could then be plugged into the machine when it boots up,
> and an initial installation program would get values from the keydrive.
> Could optionally encrypt the data on the drive since the OS image from the
> server would certainly have the keys to decrypt the info on the keydrive.

We are already starting to work (slowly) on this.  It seems that we missed out 
for FC3, but FC4 will hopefully support encrypted root fs with booting from a 
USB device.

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