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NewsForge: Configuring the Palm Key Flash Drive in Linux

Mar 28, 2002, 05:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Butcher)

"Key chain-sized storage devices are becoming increasingly popular, for both individual and business uses such as backing up data and storing sales presentations. I've been able to test and use the Allwell Palm Key flash drive, a nice key chain storage device with a reasonable price tag. Below, I describe ways to configure and use the Palm Key storage device.

"Requirements: For the basics of this document, all you will need is an Allwell Palm Key (or some other similar device) and a working Linux 2.4.x system (I'm using 2.4.18) on which you have root permissions. Most of the steps in this document must be done as root. For encryption, you will also need loobpack filesystem support in your kernel, and it is recommended that you use the Cryptographic API for Linux as well..."

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