Subject: Re: firefox2-2.0beta2 "where has my entropy gone"
To: Mark Davies <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 09/07/2006 14:14:52
On Thu, 7 Sep 2006, Mark Davies wrote:

> 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-
> for me in the way you describe because it used /dev/random instead
> of /dev/urandom.  libgcrypt-1.2.3nb1 fixes this.

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