[CentOS] coolkey

Stephen John Smoogen smooge at gmail.com
Thu Apr 16 03:06:23 UTC 2009


On Wed, Apr 15, 2009 at 5:39 PM, John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com> wrote:
> Stephen John Smoogen wrote:
>> On Wed, Apr 15, 2009 at 4:45 PM, John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com> wrote:
>>
>>> anyone familiar with coolkey, an interface for smartcards?  apparently
>>> its built into centos5, but I don't seem to see it for centos4, and i
>>> need to support both (actually, we have a lot more c4 systems in
>>> production than 5)...
>>>
>>> does anyone know offhand where to find el4 RPMs for this and its related
>>> packages (pcsc-lite, etc) ?
>>>
>>>
>>
>> It was added in EL5. You would need to recompile the SRPMS for the
>> items in EL5 and see if they work on EL4.. I am not sure if there was
>> kernel stuff needed also.
>>
>>
>
>
> apparently it is part of Red Hat Certificate System, which RH claims
> here ...
> http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/cert-system/7.3/html/Enterprise_Security_Client_Guide/install-rhel.html
> ... that it is available for v4 but refers to the RHN Directory Server
> channel for the RPMs.

I don't have access to that channel to check. I do see that they are
an odd mix of older and newer stuff than what is in 5.3. I would try
and see if a recompile of the SRPMS on a EL4 system worked.



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