Card readers supported by GPG's internal drivers

Werner Koch wk at
Wed Jul 12 09:05:58 CEST 2006

On Tue, 11 Jul 2006 20:16, Tony Whitmore said:

> Is there a compatibility list of drivers supported by GPG's internal
> card reader driver, other than the relevant part of the HOWTO? Do

No there is no such list.  This is becuase the driver implements the
CCID specification with a few limitations (only T-1, auto-negoations
required).  It only a matter of the reader.

> $ gpg --card-status
> gpg: pcsc_establish_context failed: no service (0x8010001d)
> gpg: card reader not available
> gpg: OpenPGP card not available: general error

Using --debug-ccid-driver will give more information.  



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