card error message in .gpg-agent.log

Werner Koch wk at
Fri Oct 7 10:24:01 CEST 2011

On Thu,  6 Oct 2011 16:18, spluque at said:

> 2011-10-05 17:15:25 gpg-agent[2694] gpg-agent (GnuPG) 2.0.18 started
> 2011-10-05 17:21:36 gpg-agent[2694] error getting default authentication keyID of card: Card error

Gpg-agent checks whether a smartcard which features an authentication
key to be used by ssh is available.  Such a smartcard based
authentication key is used by gpg-agent to authenticate an ssh session
without the need to first import the ssh key.

> What is causing these, and how to solve that?  Thanks.

Ignore this diagnostic if you don't have a suitable smartcard (e.g. an
OpenPGP or Belgian eID card).



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