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Thread: Someone Explain Da ReadMe from Knoppix MIB for PPC

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    Someone Explain Da ReadMe from Knoppix MIB for PPC

    i have a tibook running debian and OSX.
    the readme file that comes with knoppix-MIB alpah says something like:

    Dont use this live cd if you have a partition named swap.


    im sure i have one for debian to run, so i want to be sure wheter is safe or not to run the live cd on this machine [tibook running debian and OSX]

    i dont want to loose my swap becase theres supposed to be and encryption of the swap??

    am i wrong??? please somenone explian a bit further that readme.

    thankx.
    alejo
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    As I understand it the MIB developers are simply warning you that if you use their cd it will use your swap file/partition if it exists and it will be encrypted. This is a security measure so that someone could not come along at a later time and read what was written to your swap.

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