key generation failed on card

Stefan Xenon stefanxe at
Sun Jan 3 03:44:23 CET 2010

I found the cause for this problem by myself: gpg-agent was not running.
As mentioned before it seems that I have to start gpg-agent manually
each time. Therefore I use the following solution:

Am 31.12.2009 20:29, schrieb Stefan Xenon:
> I compiled GnuPG 2.0.14 on Ubuntu 9.10 (using libgcrypt 1.4.4). When
> generating a key on an OpenPGP card v2 it fails right after entering
> "generate" and tells me "IPC Schreibfehler" (IPC write error).

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