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Re: kern/48028: Read from /dev/random hangs
The following reply was made to PR kern/48028; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Taylor R Campbell <riastradh%NetBSD.org@localhost>
Subject: Re: kern/48028: Read from /dev/random hangs
Date: Tue, 9 Jul 2013 23:22:44 +0000
Did it hang before a kernel update? If so, when was your previous
Does banging on the keyboard like a monkey unwedge the system?
What entropy sources do you have on your system (rndctl -l)?
Is this in the usual /etc/rc.d/cgd -- that is, for a device listed in
/etc/cgd/cgd.conf? If not, how are you invoking cgdconfig?
Did you have an entropy file (/var/db/entropy-file)? (Note that
/etc/rc.d/rndctl will delete it on boot, and recreate it on shutdown
-- if shutdown is clean.)
Can you try using a kernel with options RND_DEBUG and RND_VERBOSE?
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