Bug 218141 - RFE: Graphical passphrase dialog for encrypted disks
RFE: Graphical passphrase dialog for encrypted disks
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: initscripts (Show other bugs)
All Linux
medium Severity low
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
Brock Organ
: FutureFeature, StringChange
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Blocks: F10Blocker/F10FinalBlocker
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Reported: 2006-12-01 18:27 EST by Wander Boessenkool
Modified: 2014-03-16 23:04 EDT (History)
4 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2008-05-16 17:16:58 EDT
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Check for and use zenity to ask for a passphrase (1.07 KB, patch)
2006-12-01 18:27 EST, Wander Boessenkool
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Description Wander Boessenkool 2006-12-01 18:27:17 EST
Currently when rc.sysinit invokes cryptsetup luksOpen to access an encrypted
partition rc.sysinit will do a chvt 1 to allow a user to enter a passphrase.
With the included patch we check if zenity is available to use a graphical
prompt instead of switching to a text-console.
Comment 1 Wander Boessenkool 2006-12-01 18:27:17 EST
Created attachment 142638 [details]
Check for and use zenity to ask for a passphrase
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2007-04-16 19:19:38 EDT
Can't do this at this point for Fedora 7, as it changes strings for translation.
Will reexamine for F8.
Comment 3 Matthias Clasen 2007-09-16 16:52:10 EDT
Did any reexamination happen ?
Comment 4 Bill Nottingham 2007-09-17 14:02:27 EDT
Comment 5 Jesse Keating 2008-03-31 13:46:13 EDT
Punting to F10.  Too late for F9 :(
Comment 6 Bug Zapper 2008-04-04 01:03:37 EDT
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Comment 7 Jon Stanley 2008-04-21 10:04:28 EDT
saving from zapping
Comment 8 Bill Nottingham 2008-05-16 17:16:58 EDT
This will be done as part of a rhgb rewrite - this will not be done in
initscripts itself.

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