Key generation on card fails with key sizes larger than 1024 bits

Sevan / Venture37 venture37 at
Fri Jun 17 17:12:43 CEST 2011

On 19 May 2011 08:59, Werner Koch <wk at> wrote:
>> However, I have just managed to pick up a Gemalto pcmcia card reader
>> (lenovo part # 41N3004) so I can give that a try instead, as soon as
> Please let me know - I have one here but never tested it.

Hi Werner,
I installed Debian i386 6.0.1 on my ThinkPad X61s, I can confirm I was
able to generate 3072bit keys on my openpgp v2 card using the Gemalto
PCMCIA card reader mentioned above.

Now onto FreeBSD 7.4 & to see how far that goes.


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