Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 518492
gnome + cryptsetup Encrypted volumes: impossible to set a static mount point
Last modified: 2013-03-05 22:58:53 EST
Description of problem:
When selecting an encrypted volume (made with cryptsetup on a HDD partition) in nautilus (computer:///) and double-click to open and mount it, it asks for the password, then mounts it in /media/xxxxxx where xxx is the uuid of the device as specified by HAL.
But if I want my encrypted partition to be mounted on a specific mount point, I can't do it: HAL doesn't know anything about this encrypted volume until it is "unlocked" by cryptsetup, then any HAL rule concerning the mount point or label of this now-opened encrypted volume is ignored and replaced with default (which is mount_point = uuid).
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. create a partition with fdisk
2. make this new partition an encrypted volume with cryptsetup
3. format it in ext3
4. it now appears in nautilus (computer:///) double click on it to mount it
5. enter the luks password and maybe the root password to be able to mount it
6. it's mounted on a mount point named after the uuid of the luks device given by HAL: /media/$uuid/
7. even if you put an fdi rule in /etc/hal/fdi/policy/ telling HAL to "merge" the HAL key volume.mount_point or volume.policy.desired_mount_point for the device whitch matches the correct uuid
8. the mount point will still be the uuid of the opened luks device. /media/$uuid
see point 8. of steps to reproduce.
the mount point should be named after the volume.policy.desired_mount_point HAL key or volume.mount_point key or label key.
Those HAL keys are not taken into account for an encrypted partition, preventing one to specify a mount point.
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