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RE: CM 0.2.8 Manager Card versions

Good report.  Yep, 3.x ballot station appears to interpret manager cards differently when going into supervisor mode versus exiting voting mode.  Wonderful.
I will release a 0.2.9 card manager in a few minutes that will hopefully fix the problem.  Reinsert manager cards upgraded with 0.2.7-8 into 0.2.9, and it will prompt the user to upgrade again.  The new manager card should work in everything.
-----Original Message-----
From: owner-bugtrack@dieboldes.com [mailto:owner-bugtrack@dieboldes.com]On Behalf Of Steve Knecht
Sent: Wednesday, June 27, 2001 4:06 PM
To: bugtrack@dieboldes.com
Subject: CM 0.2.8 Manager Card versions

Hopefully my own lack of common sense will benefit someone else.
Noticed some Manager Cards worked on BS 4.0.5 - R6, while others did not.
Spyrus was loaded with CM 0.2.5
Loaded Spyrus with CM 0.2.8
Used Upgrade Manager Card function on Spyrus to upgrade Mgr Card
Tried it on R6 and it worked.
Upgraded ALL Mgr Cards (That's the message - DON'T DO THAT!)
Next tried Ballot Station ( on R5 to check out VIBS
Manager Card was not recognized (Gave 'Invalid Card' message) to exit the BS voting function,
Turned off unit, back on, went to Supervisor functions, and Manager card did work.
Seems to work inconsistently on R5 unit.
Lesson, the Upgrade Manager Card function IS NOT always backward compatible (as of today),
Be careful out there.
Steve Knecht
Global Election Systems
415-893-9941 office   415-893-9951 fax
415-225-6591 cell