ian at pairowoodies
Nov 11, 2004, 9:08 AM
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On November 11, 2004 04:08 am, Werner Koch wrote:
> On Wed, 10 Nov 2004 23:53:22 -0500, Ian Scott said:
> > gpg-agent: Secure memory is not locked into core
> That is just a warning to tell you that the memory areas used to store
> passpharses and secret keys might get swapped to the disk. setuid
> (root) gpg-agent or use a brand new Linux kernel to solve that problem.
First, thank you very much for trying to help. I'm using kernel version 2.6.8
> > When I do a ps -x |grep gpg
> > I get:
> > 9367 ? S 0:00 gpg-agent --daemon
> > This is not the same PID that I got when I started gpg-agent.
> That is fine, gpg-agent does the usual fork to become a daemon.
> > This command:
> > echo "test" | gpg -ase -r 0x319CE936 |gpg
> > I see:
> > gpg: can't connect to `/tmp/gpg-wjqJw7/S.gpg-agent': Connection refused
> > /tmp/gpg-wjqJw7/S.gpg-agent exists.
> > Permissions:
> > srwxrwxr-x 1 ian ian 0 Nov 10 23:42 S.gpg-agent
> > Permissions for /tmp/gpg-wjqJw7:
> > rwx------ 2 ian ian 4096 Nov 10 23:42 gpg-wjqJw7
> Does "netstat -lxp" show you a line indicating that gpg-agent with the
> above PID is litening on that socket? If not, there is something wrong
> with gpg-agent.
No, netstat -lxp does not show gpg-agent.
> Configure a log file in ~/.gnupg/gpg-agent.conf to
> see what's going on or start gpg-agent under "strace -fo alogfile
> gpg-agent --daemon".
I have this line in gpg-agent.conf:
Ok, I removed 2 // before /home. Get an error message, which I've never
failed to open log file `socket:/home/ian/.gnupg/agentlog': No such file or
So, I remove 'socket:' so the conf file line is now:
and start gpg-agent as above.
Would you believe it is now working??!! Oh boy, I feel silly now! But I am
pretty sure I did not add that line to the conf file in the first place.
Would that have been the problem in the first place?
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