[dm-crypt] Auto Mounting when file accessed?
rogerx.oss at gmail.com
Wed Jan 12 06:34:35 CET 2011
Is there a known method, when a user accesses a file/folder of an
unmounted dm-crypt partition, the action can spawn an attempt to automatically
mount this partition.
For the password prompt, as I constantly am working within a terminal and not
GUI desktop for obvious reasons, pinentry is commonly used for prompting in a
terminal or by GUI for a password when using GNUPG.
Any thoughts on this? (Kernel DBUS/UDEV script or something?)
The type of current setup targeted is a file containing an encrypted EXT3
filesystem using dm-crypt, for which is mounted to /mnt/crypt.
This is usually left in an unmounted state until wanting access to something
ie. "vi /mnt/crypt/myfile or abook /mnt/crypt/addressbook --datafile
I'm thinking, something within the dbus/udev (kernel script) is needed.
Another thought, what if TAB Bash Completion is used?
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