SmartCard: USB Weirdnesses

Georg C. F. Greve greve at
Wed May 4 21:20:15 CEST 2005

 || On Wed, 04 May 2005 15:37:25 +0200
 || Werner Koch <wk at> wrote: 

 wk> That might be due to the reset the gnupg driver issues after
 wk> timeouts.

The device seems to be reset *after* successfully accessing the card.

That seems odd. What are the criteria for a reset? May there be a
problem in the routine that determines whether/when to reset?

There clearly seems to be a problem in the Linux USB code, but maybe
this is making it worse...


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