Re: SSH2: "PRNG is not seeded"
On Tue, 30 Mar 2004, Sascha Retzki wrote:
> Hi listmembers,
> My Debian GNU/Hurd K5 can't use SSH because of the error
> message "RNG is not seeded", Exit code is 255 !
> My /etc/apt/sources.list :
> deb http://ftp.debian.org/debian unstable main
> Compiling from source fails because of MAXPATHLEN :/
> Any tips?
Have you seeded /dev/urandom?
Some entropy is available in /cdrom/upgrade/random. Delete a sizable
proportion from the start of the file before copying to /dev/urandom.
This is more secure than copying bash to the same point!
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