[unisog] Laptop Hard Drive Password

Florian Weimer fw at deneb.enyo.de
Sat Jul 9 23:23:12 GMT 2005


* Michael Holstein:

> (snip)
>> ... I am not personally aware any harddrive that have password 
>> protection built into them (although they may exists).
>
> ... many of IBM's new ThinkPads have this feature (actually HDD 
> encryption, with keys stored on their embedded chip).

Are you sure it's encryption, and not a simple drive lock?
(In the T40p, it seems to be just a drive lock.)


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