Encryption with key ID

Remesh_Chandra at Dell.com Remesh_Chandra at Dell.com
Mon Jan 9 23:51:31 CET 2012

Windows 2008
GNUPG Version 1.4.9

-----Original Message-----
From: Daniel Kahn Gillmor [mailto:dkg at fifthhorseman.net] 
Sent: Monday, January 09, 2012 2:31 PM
To: Chandra, Remesh
Cc: gnupg-users at gnupg.org
Subject: Re: Encryption with key ID

On 01/09/2012 01:41 PM, Remesh_Chandra at Dell.com wrote:
> I tried all those options; it generates the below error.
> gpg: fatal: too many random bits requested; the limit is 4799 secmem 
> usage: 3008/3008 bytes in 5/5 blocks of pool 3200/16384
> Any clues?

What operating system are you using?  What version of gpg?

It looks to me like "the limit is ..." was removed over 10 years ago -- are you using an up-to-date version of gpg?



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