SCR3310 reader working for root, but not scard group

David Tomaschik david at
Sun Feb 27 04:37:20 CET 2011

On 02/26/2011 10:29 PM, Grant Olson wrote:
> On 02/26/2011 08:52 PM, David Tomaschik wrote:
>> I have a 3310 and with pcscd, I haven't even found the need to use the
>> scard group.  I have found that occasionally I have to restart
>> scdaemon in order to get new readers/cards recognized.  I haven't
>> narrowed it down specifically yet.  (I just got my readers & cards
>> Thursday/Friday.)
> If you issue a smartcard related command before the reader is plugged
> in, or unplug the reader and replug after scdaemon is running, the
> process will lock up and you need to kill it.  There is a fix for this
> in the git repository, but won't be available otherwise until the 2.0.19
> release, whenever that happens.
That explains so much about what happened when I was switching several
readers (just testing my new ones).  Thanks for the information!


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