OpenPGP smartcard: addcardkey fails
alphasigmax at gmail.com
Thu Feb 16 04:29:57 CET 2006
Lionel Elie Mamane wrote:
> I'm trying to generate an authentication subkey (tied to my main
> OpenPGP key) in my OpenPGP (FSFE Fellowship) smartcard (for poldi /
> SSH use), but can't get it to work. gpg --edit-card and --card-status
> works like a charm.
> Command> addcardkey
> gpg: detected reader `SCM SCR 335 (60600ad9) 00 00'
> Signature key ....: [none]
> Encryption key....: [none]
> Authentication key: [none]
> Please select the type of key to generate:
> (1) Signature key
> (2) Encryption key
> (3) Authentication key
> Your selection? 3
> gpg: 3 Admin PIN attempts remaining before card is permanently locked
> Admin PIN
> Key is protected.
> gpg: secret key parts are not available
> gpg: Key generation failed: general error
> Any clue? Thanks in advance.
Is the secret part of the primary key available in your local keyring?
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