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Bug 562266 - Add 'msed' to Portage for management of Self-Encrypting hard Drives
Summary: Add 'msed' to Portage for management of Self-Encrypting hard Drives
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal enhancement (vote)
Assignee: Default Assignee for New Packages
Depends on:
Reported: 2015-10-05 01:56 UTC by Jesse Adelman
Modified: 2015-10-16 01:48 UTC (History)
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Description Jesse Adelman 2015-10-05 01:56:37 UTC
Source is here:

Usage overview and intro is here:

Thanks! :)
Comment 1 Jesse Adelman 2015-10-05 01:59:07 UTC
P.S. Why am I interested? I'm thinking of getting this:

Comment 2 Andrew Savchenko gentoo-dev 2015-10-10 22:34:20 UTC

If you have an interest in this package, you're welcome to contribute ebuild and become a proxy maintainer, see
for details.
Comment 3 Jesse Adelman 2015-10-16 01:48:58 UTC
FYI, the source is now available at:

however, this package also requires a customized build of syslinux:

I'm working on an ebuild for possible inclusion, with me as a proxy-maintainer. However, the fact that this package really has two repo'd components seems to make the ebuild process complex. Should I split it into two separate ebuilds to handle the 'syslinux' PBA fork and the 'msedutil' code separately? Thanks.