RE: LSH 1.2 works on systems that lack /dev/random?
We're in the process of rebuilding the hurd.gnu.org website. I was
wondering if you had some tutorials, howto or other that we might hook into
the website. The only link I have for lsh is:
We would love to hook in some more lsh info or links if you can send them or
point us toward them.
From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Friday, May 11, 2001 12:15 AM
To: Jeff Bailey
Cc: Ognyan Kulev; firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
Subject: Re: LSH 1.2 works on systems that lack /dev/random?
Jeff Bailey <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I have sucesfully built the lsh-utils Debian package. When I install
> it, though, I get:
Which version was it?
> Working, please wait... Generating a
new host key: /etc/lsh_host_keyunix_random.c: background_poll read failed
(errno = 1073741859): Resource temporarily unavailable
It seems like reading the stdout of one of the programs (the first?)
fails. I have no idea what "Resource temporarily unavailable" would
mean in this context. Before reading, the code has called poll, and
at least one of POLLIN and POLLHUP was set.
> lsh-keygen: Could not get enough entropy from the environment.
That's a consequence of the entropy collector's failure earlier (the
background poll is actually a separate child process; it writes an
entropy estimate and a hash of the collected data to its stdout when
> Does the magical entropy generator only work after the keys have been
No, it doesn't depend on the keys.
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