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Re: [trinity-users] Opening encrypted USB disk

From: Slávek Banko <slavek.banko@...>
Date: Wed, 7 Oct 2015 17:10:26 +0200
Dne st 7. října 2015 Curt Howland napsal(a):
> Well, this is interesting.
>
> It looks like Debian's new version is more than just systemd.
>
> Trinity v14.0.2
> Debian 8
>
> When I plug in an encrypted USB disk, the password window opens as it
> always did, but now it's complaining about HAL not existing.
>
> When I tried to open it through the Konqueror device view, it also
> failed. Attached are two screen grabs of the failures.
>
> I'm not asking for this to be "fixed" in TDE, it seems that the
> underlying hardware abstraction has changed in some fundamental way.
> HAL isn't even in the repository for Debian 8. I expect someone will
> get around to harmonizing this at some point, I'm sure I'm not the
> only person who has encrypted external disks that used to work
> seamlessly.
>
> The more things change.....
>
> Curt-

Yes, the HAL is not available in newer distributions. In TDE 14 was HAL 
functionality replaced by tdehwlib. However, some things still missing.

http://bugs.pearsoncomputing.net/show_bug.cgi?id=2273

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Slávek