Bug#914297: apache2: getrandom call blocks on first startup, systemd kills with timeout
On Sun, Nov 25, 2018 at 11:35:37PM +0100, Stefan Fritsch wrote:
> I don't see why it should take so
> long for the random number generator to initialize.
On embedded systems without hwrng "10 minutes" or "2 hours" are
real-life observations for the time it takes.
Note that this became more problematic due to the CVE-2018-1108
fix (reverted in stretch, but in buster/unstable).
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