Installing openssh-3.7.1p2 on HP-UX 10.20

Darren Tucker dtucker at
Wed Oct 8 12:39:30 EST 2003

"Michaud,Pierre [CMC]" wrote:
> > I'm trying to install openssh-3.7.1p2 on a HP-UX 10.20 machine.
> > Everything goes well until the "make install" command hangs on "Generating
> > public/private rsa1 key pair".  Even the ssh-keygen command hangs on (I've
> > tried it after aborting the make install).  The problem remains the same
> > using or not the configure option "--with-prngd-socket".  Any idea what
> > could be the source of the problem?

Try running "ssh-rand-helper -vvv" on its own and see where it hangs.  If
it's just a single command, you can comment it out of ssh_prng_cmds.

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