GnuPG Card with ssh authentication problems

Brady Young brady at
Sun Feb 27 06:43:38 CET 2011

Grant Olson <kgo at> writes:

> On 02/26/2011 11:51 PM, Brady Young wrote:
>> Thought I would update and say I finally got this working correctly.
>> Apparently with the Omnikey Cardman 3121, the vendor drivers *must* be
>> used. Once those were installed, and daemons restarted, ssh-add -l had
>> no problem grabbing the key off the card.
> The exact same issue came up a month ago:
> Maybe this is worth a FAQ entry on the website.

It's that very thread that finally clued me in. 

I do find it a little odd that GnuPG's very own (and from the looks of
it, old) documentation (1) lists the 3121 as a supported reader, along
with several other outdated models.


Brady Young
<brady at>

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