fatal: Not enough entropy in RNG

Ben Lindstrom mouring at pconline.com
Fri Jul 21 05:30:31 EST 2000

On Thu, 20 Jul 2000, Matthew C. Weigel wrote:

> On Thu, 20 Jul 2000, Ben Lindstrom wrote:
> > Ermm.. May be something to look at in the future.  On my NeXT box I just
> > use egd.pl.
> That's the one running 4.2, not 3.3, right?  Steve Blackford, I think,
> reported egd.pl working fine for him in 3.3, but I've had no such luck on my
> HP... and I'm not familiar enough with named pipes to debug it
> (although IIRC, 'file' reported it as a directory not a pipe, so perhaps
> that's the problem...).
Only tried it on OpenStep 4.2 m68k.  It worked right out of the box.

> > OH.BTW..I've not tried it.. Anyone running the NeXT port that has a system
> > handy (mine is not.. It's been brought down again for a while due to space
> > restrictions on my subnet) try doing "UseLogin YES" in the sshd_config ..
> > See if that temporary solves the utmp issue.  At least as a work around
> > until we figure out what the trouble is.
> I'm still tooling around with PRNG and trying to change stuff enough to get
> sshd running.  I know someone else here at CMU who's wanting to use OpenSSH
> on his hppa/NeXT system, so I'll point him towards that.
I'll end up getting back to OpenSSH in any major coding way after GenCon
so sometime mid-august.  too many other machines to build and not enough
places to put them in my small appartment.

Ben Lindstrom

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