key generation on SIM failed (cause 2)

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Harald Welte laforge at
Mon May 7 08:45:06 UTC 2012

Hi Alozij,

sorry for the late response.

On Thu, Apr 26, 2012 at 06:51:58AM +0000, Alojzij Sinur wrote:
> We tried to open it but there was no success with wireshark. Even with your plugin.

Thanks.  It seems like there is mostly a problem in splitting the APDUs.
So the trace seems to make sense if I look at the hexdump, but the
simtrace program seems to be unable to separate the APDUs from each

> In both cases the phone was just turned on. PIN was disabled.
> Please check if you see anything unusual in it.

I don't really see anything unusual.  But I think without being able to
reproduce your setup (using the same model sim card + phone), it will be
difficult to further analyze this problem.

- Harald Welte <laforge at> 
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