bus error under IRIX 6.5
Jim Van Zandt
Thu, 17 Aug 2000 15:30:02 -0400 (EDT)
I get a bus error trying to decrypt:
kosh:~/t$ gpg --verbose <edate
gpg: armor header: Version: GnuPG v1.0.0 (GNU/Linux)
gpg: armor header: Comment: For info see http://www.gnupg.org
gpg: public key is 2481455C
You need a passphrase to unlock the secret key for
user: "James R. Van Zandt <email@example.com>"
1024-bit ELG-E key, ID 2481455C, created 2000-08-16 (main key ID 061E8FC3)
I also get a bus error generating a new key:
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.
Here is the version information:
gpg (GnuPG) 1.0.2
Copyright (C) 2000 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.
Cipher: 3DES, CAST5, BLOWFISH, TWOFISH
Pubkey: ELG-E, DSA, ELG
Hash: MD5, SHA1, RIPEMD160
I'm using an SGI under IRIX 6.5:
IRIX64 kosh 6.5 05190004 IP30 mips
This is bug #6 shown at http://www.gnupg.org/buglist.html:
[ **] #6 1999-02-22 0.9.3
Bus error on IRIX 6.4: Crash while doing a keygen. I think while creating
the prime. Other bus errors are reported when doing a "gpg README"
--> Solaris fixed.
--> IRIX bug still there but someone should test this again!
( reports that it is still alive in 1.0.0)
(seems to be fixed now. wk 2000-01-14)
Apparently it is not fixed after all.
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- Jim Van Zandt
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