gpg2 does not detect smart card adapter
jan.suhr at privacyfoundation.de
Fri Jul 3 17:33:56 CEST 2009
>>> gpg-connect-agent 'SCD getinfo version' /bye
>> Executing this command does not work. gpg-connect-agent says it got
>> wrong arguments. Or do you mean to replace 'SCD getinfo version' by
> $ gpg-connect-agent 'SCD getinfo version' /bye
> D 2.0.13-svn5056
> Please give the exact error message. Anyway I think scdaemon is not
> installed and thus gpg-agent can't run it.
I get the following message:
"Aufruf: gpg-connect-agent [Optionen] (-h für Hilfe)"
What to do?
>> Non-root users have read access only - to any USB device. It guess
>> that pcscd has root privileges; so this is fine?
> If you are using pcscd, it needs access to the reader as well. If it is
> really running under the root account, that should work. If you are
> using the internal ccid-driver of scdameon, you (i.e. scdaemon) needs
> write permissions to the smartcard reader device.
Hopefully we will get this ok when the above problem is solved.
>>> Restart scdaemon (Use "kill" or with the latest GnuPG versions:
>>> "gpgconf--reload scdaemon").
>> Is "/etc/init.d/pcscd restart" doing the same job?
> Nope, pcscd and scdaemon are distinct programs. Scdaemon is part of
> gpg-agent; the reload is only required to make it re-read thye
> configuration file.
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