How to reset the PIN counter

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Sat Feb 7 22:35:24 CET 2015

On 07/02/15 20:45, Rainer Keller wrote:
>> I save the reset code block to a text file ("reset.txt") and then run "
>> gpg-connect-agent < reset.txt". Remove and reinsert the card and it should
>> be back to factory defaults.
> Unfortunatly this seemed to brick the card.
> "gpg: OpenPGP card not available: Not supported"
> Gnupg does not detect the card anymore.
> Regards,
> Rainer

What version was your card? It should work fine on a 2.0 smart card,
but, it's by design made to brick 1.X cards. Pete probably should have
warned you about this first.

Also, if it was a 2.0 smart card, what key was it?

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