Paulius M. pauliusm at centras.lt
Mon Mar 17 23:25:01 CET 2003


I'm trying gnupg for windows running it on
W2K sp3, cpu AMD K6-400 not overclocked.
GnuPG is unzipped into c:\gnupg and
registry information is entered, gpg executable is run as power user
input follows:
c:\gnupg>gpg --gen-key
gpg (GnuPG) 1.2.1; Copyright (C) 2002 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This program comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY.
This is free software, and you are welcome to redistribute it
under certain conditions. See the file COPYING for details.

Please select what kind of key you want:
   (1) DSA and ElGamal (default)
   (2) DSA (sign only)
   (5) RSA (sign only)
Your selection? 1
DSA keypair will have 1024 bits.
About to generate a new ELG-E keypair.
              minimum keysize is  768 bits
              default keysize is 1024 bits
    highest suggested keysize is 2048 bits
What keysize do you want? (1024)
Requested keysize is 1024 bits
Please specify how long the key should be valid.
         0 = key does not expire
      <n>  = key expires in n days
      <n>w = key expires in n weeks
      <n>m = key expires in n months
      <n>y = key expires in n years
Key is valid for? (0)
Key does not expire at all
Is this correct (y/n)? y

You need a User-ID to identify your key; the software constructs the user id
from Real Name, Comment and Email Address in this form:
    "Heinrich Heine (Der Dichter) <heinrichh at duesseldorf.de>"

Real name: Paulius Mazeika
Email address: pauliusm at centras.lt
You selected this USER-ID:
    "Paulius Mazeika <pauliusm at centras.lt>"

Change (N)ame, (C)omment, (E)mail or (O)kay/(Q)uit? o
You need a Passphrase to protect your secret key.

We need to generate a lot of random bytes. It is a good idea to perform
some other action (type on the keyboard, move the mouse, utilize the
disks) during the prime generation; this gives the random number
generator a better chance to gain enough entropy.
and then it crashes with error:
The instruction at 0x77df8640 referenced memory at 0x5a5a5c1. The
memory could not be written
Click OK to terminate program
Click CANCEL to debug program

p.s. i'm not on the list so plz cc: any relevant mail to pauliusm at centras.lt
too ;]

thanks in advance

Paulius M.
ICQ# 151037255

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