TrueCrypt can't mount a 2nd partition under Xubuntu v12.04 LTS
I've relied on TrueCrypt for a long time, and it's performed flawlessly under Ubuntu v10.04 LTS. But, since the forced switch to Xubuntu v12.04 LTS, I've run into a problem, I'm sure the difficulty is being caused by v12.04 OS, because I've used TrueCrypt on Xubuntu v10.04 w/o problems. Anyway, I can get TrueCrypt to mount a single encrypted partition from an external HD w/o any problem. The OS can perform all standard functions on that mounted partition w/o problem - but I can't get TrueCrypt to mount a 2nd partition at the same time. OR, to mount any partition at all if I dismount & close TrueCrypt, then restart it & try to mount something.
I avoid storing any data whatsoever in unencrypted storage, and I sort my data into partitions by category. For example, photos go into one partition, and vids go into a different one. I also mirror my external HD into a backup HD (identically partitioned & encrypted). So, I simply can't function without having several TrueCrypt partitions mounted simultaneously.
I'm actually receiving 2 different error outputs in the pop-up boxes (but not at the same time).
The 1st attempt at mounting any given partition usually (but not always) results in the more lengthy error message, which is:
Failed to write lock '/dev/mapper/truecrypt6': Resource temporarily unavailable
Error opening '/dev/mapper/truecrypt6': Resource temporarily unavailable
Failed to mount '/dev/mapper/truecrypt6': Resource temporarily unavailable
A 2nd attempt at mounting any given partition results in the more simple error message:
device-mapper: create ioctl failed: Device or resource busy
Now the capper: If I dismount the one partition I've managed to mount, When I restart TrueCrypt, it's incapable of re-mounting it or any other encrypted partition. The error messages are the same as above.
Anybody know how this issue can be resolved?
Thanks in advance.
Last edited by scruffyeagle; June 21st, 2013 at 04:45 PM.
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