external pinpad, gnupg, SPR532 PinPad SmartCard Reader

Alon Bar-Lev alon.barlev at gmail.com
Sun Feb 11 17:42:53 CET 2007

On 2/11/07, Michael Parker <MichaelParker at gmx.de> wrote:
> Hi,
>  I tried to setup an external smartcard reader with a pinpad and on gentoo I
> don't get it to work.
>  On an ubuntu-installation the pin isn't enterd by the external pinpad but by
> the regualar keyboard and that works fine.
>  On gentoo I'm asked to enter the pin on the pinpad of the reader. After
> entering it doesn't find the secret key.

If you use opensc enabled card, is the PKCS#11 provider works with the
external PIN pad?
You can test it using firefox or pkcs11-tool.

If yes, you can use the gnupg-pkcs11-scd.

Best Regards,
Alon Bar-Lev.

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