Re: openssh-server update woes
On Sat, Dec 20, 2008 at 09:36:42PM +0000, Nigel Horne wrote:
> Michael Banck wrote:
>> See http://www.gnu.org/software/hurd/hurd/running/debian/faq.html
> Thank you for the reference. This is what the website says:
> "There is no random device by default as no secure implementation has
> been finished yet. An easy (but very insecure) work-around is to copy a
> binary file like /bin/bash to /dev/random and /dev/urandom. A slightly
> more secure alternative is installing the random-egd from the
> debian-ports repository."
> So I gave the tips a go, but they don't work:
> hurd:~# apt-get install random-egd
> random-egd is already the newest version.
So you already had random-egd installed? Then your underlying appears
to be that random-egd is not working, you will have to figure that out.
Try to stop/start or restart random-egd, do you get an error?