Bcm5880

About

There is a smartcard reader based on the Broadcom BCM5880 on my Dell E4200 laptop.

Linux support

root@localhost /home/zoobab [8]# pcsc_scan 
PC/SC device scanner
V 1.4.21 (c) 2001-2011, Ludovic Rousseau <ludovic.rousseau@free.fr>
Compiled with PC/SC lite version: 1.8.8
Using reader plug'n play mechanism
Scanning present readers...
0: Broadcom Corp 5880 [Contacted SmartCard] (0123456789ABCD) 00 00

Sat Feb 23 15:31:28 2013
Reader 0: Broadcom Corp 5880 [Contacted SmartCard] (0123456789ABCD) 00 00
  Card state: Card inserted, 
  ATR: 3B 98 13 40 0A A5 03 01 01 01 AD 13 11

ATR: 3B 98 13 40 0A A5 03 01 01 01 AD 13 11
+ TS = 3B --> Direct Convention
+ T0 = 98, Y(1): 1001, K: 8 (historical bytes)
  TA(1) = 13 --> Fi=372, Di=4, 93 cycles/ETU
    43010 bits/s at 4 MHz, fMax for Fi = 5 MHz => 53763 bits/s
  TD(1) = 40 --> Y(i+1) = 0100, Protocol T = 0 
-----
  TC(2) = 0A --> Work waiting time: 960 x 10 x (Fi/F)
+ Historical bytes: A5 03 01 01 01 AD 13 11
  Category indicator byte: A5 (proprietary format)

Possibly identified card (using /usr/share/pcsc/smartcard_list.txt):
3B 98 13 40 0A A5 03 01 01 01 AD 13 11
        Belgium Electronic ID card