I understand that Manjaro ARM for the PinePhone does not support full disk encryption as of yet.
Nevertheless can anyone think of a possibility to encrypt (I’m thinking of a classical LUKS setup) an existing Manjaro ARM installation or (even cleaner) to encrypt the eMMC of the PinePhone before flashing Manjaro ARM to the encrypted partition (e.g. via Jumpdrive)?
I’d just try the second way of encrypting the partition onto which I then install Manjaro using Jumpdrive, but I don’t know if the PinePhone will recognize that when booting up - I need a password input field and a screen keyboard after all to decrypt before boot.
Other than that how time-consuming would it be to create my own custom image (with FDE) to simply flash it in the usual manner?
An encrypted device is critical for me, but I really like Manjaro and want to give its PinePhone version a try.
Other than that, are there any plans on supporting FDE out of the box for Manjaro ARM in the foreseeable future?
Thank you for your help and for Manjaro of course!