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Re: [ubuntu-hardened] cryptsetup

From: Daniel Guido <dguido_at_nospam>
Date: Thu Mar 27 2008 - 04:25:59 GMT
To: "Ubuntu Linux Proactive Security deployment and development" <ubuntu-hardened@lists.ubuntu.com>


Massive "PHEW"!

Yeah Gnome is totally not mounting encrypted partitions correctly. I kept incorrectly trying 'cryptsetup create <name> <device>' because it's been a long time since I had to use cryptsetup on the command line. Using 'cryptsetup luksOpen <device> <name>' worked fine.

I can cancel this download of Dapper Drake now...

This is obviously a bug (it made me freak out big time for about 30 minutes) and I want to see it fixed. What information do you need from me?

Thanks.

On Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 11:57 PM, Christer Edwards <christer.edwards@ubuntu.com> wrote:
> On Wed Mar 26, 2008 at 11:45:30PM -0400, Daniel Guido wrote:
> > Has anything changed in the last 2 releases or so that would make a
> > volume formatted with dm-crypt to stop mounting correctly? I keep
> > getting bad password errors when I try to mount the encrypted
> > partition on my USB key and I'm almost sure I'm typing the right
> > password.
>
> I've noticed a similar thing. gnome will open the passphrase window
> dialog but it won't actually do anything.. then I mount manually (sudo
> cryptsetup luksOpen /dev/sdbX name) and it'll work just fine..
>
> Post back if you find a difference in a previous release and lets get it
> fixed.
>
> Christer
>
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