Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 415161
gnome-mount failed to mount luks encrypted disk
Last modified: 2013-03-05 22:53:58 EST
Description of problem:
gnome-mount can not mount a luks encrypted disk as user.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. create a encrypted disk e.g: /dev/sdb2 with luks header.
2. try to mount it as user via "drivemount_applet2" or via command line
3. after succesfull auth, disk is not mounted,
/dev/mapper/luks_crypto_xxxxxxxxxx is not created.
Disk not mounted, and not accessible.
Disk mounted and accessible.
$ /usr/bin/gnome-mount --hal-udi /org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/volume_uuid_xxxxxxxxxx
will fail, same results as above, but:
$ sudo /usr/bin/gnome-mount --hal-udi
works like expected. Disk will mount and is accessible.
just found out, that PolicyKit prevents mounting the luks_crypto. Seems that no
policy or maybe wrong policy exist for a internal luks disk.
Anyway, I would expect in this situation, that i will be asked for a root
password, rather than silently refuse the setup of the device (?)
$ /usr/bin/gnome-mount -v -t --hal-udi
** (gnome-mount:3570): WARNING **: Setup failed for
org.freedesktop.hal.storage.crypto-setup-fixed auth_admin_keep_always <--
I opened a similar bug report for Rawhide:
(probably a different bug, considering gnome-mount works in F10 alpha IIRC)
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