Cannot run OpenSSH 3.1p1 on Solaris 8, Irix 6.5.14, Irix 6.5.4, SunOS 4.1.3_U1 - ssh-rand-helper child produced insufficient data

Kevin Steves stevesk at
Mon Mar 11 09:14:54 EST 2002

On Fri, 8 Mar 2002, Andy Ozment wrote:
:Checking my random number pool shows that I have plenty of bits
:$ /var/run/egd-pool get
: 32800 bits of entropy in pool
:$ /usr/sbin/sshd -D -d -d -d
:debug3: Seeing PRNG from /usr/libexec/ssh-rand-helper
:ssh-rand-helper child produced insufficient data

i don't know.  that message is output when ssh-rand-helper does not return
48 bytes of output.

what does:
	ssh-rand-helper|od -b

when you ran configure, did it show the correct path to the prngd socket?

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