Subject: Re: firefox2-2.0beta2 "where has my entropy gone"
To: David Brownlee <email@example.com>
From: Mark Davies <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/07/2006 20:31:42
On Thursday 07 September 2006 20:07, David Brownlee wrote:
> Has anyone else noticed firefox2-2.0beta2 blocking on /dev/random
> for quite some time on startup? Its got to the point where I run
> I 'fsck -fn' to get enough entropy in the pool to start it...
Do you have the libgcrypt-1.2.3 package installed? It broke firefox-188.8.131.52
for me in the way you describe because it used /dev/random instead
of /dev/urandom. libgcrypt-1.2.3nb1 fixes this.