Interoperability is key today and I have always said the right tool for the right job. At the same time, security is big on everyone's mind. BitLocker is one of those security tools that is a key feature in Vista. Trying to dual boot Vista and Linux WHILE using BitLocker has been a challenge there is help! Cyril Voisin, Security Advisor for Microsoft in France, has written a great how to on his blog on how to dual boot Vista and Linux while using BitLocker. If you are dual booting Vista and Linux, have a BitLocker capable notebook give it a go.
"The Web is full of explanations on how to dual boot Windows and Linux using a Linux boot manager like GRUB or LILO. If you want to dual boot Windows Vista and Linux using Windows Vista’s Boot Manager, please read on. I will assume that you already have installed Linux on your machine using GRUB as your boot loader."
If you want to read the whole article, check it out here!