Re: verification key updated

From: H. Peter Anvin (
Date: Tue Oct 10 2000 - 14:14:25 EST

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It seems that there was some mangling problems going on with the
message I sent last night, so I wanted to try to re-send it with a
proper signature this time...

Hi everyone,

I just wanted to let everyone know that we have changed the
cryptographic key for the Linux Kernel Archives. The reason is that
the original key was generated with an expiration date, and
unfortunately it appears that too much software out there doesn't
support changing the expiration date on an already valid key (the
ability to do that, arguably, makes the expiration date useless

Therefore, we have revoked key 1E1A8782 generated 1999-10-15 [that
should have been 1999-10-05] and replaced it with key 517D0F0E
generated 2000-10-10. Please see
for more information.

The archive machine is currently in process of generating new
signature files; they should be distributed to mirrors shortly
thereafter in normal order.


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