[maemo-users] [maemo-users] new kernel messes up dropbear??

From: Marius Gedminas marius at pov.lt
Date: Fri Nov 24 14:48:54 EET 2006
On Thu, Nov 23, 2006 at 04:28:11PM -0500, sean wrote:
> Trying to generate key pairs with dropbearkey:
> Will output 1024 bit dss secret key to '/root/.ssh/id_dsa'
> Generating key, this may take a while...
> Warning: Reading the random source seems to have blocked.
> If you experience problems, you probably need to find a 
> better entropy source.

What does 

  cat /proc/sys/kernel/random/entropy_avail

show in a terminal?

I see 292, which seems a bit low.  My desktop has 3586.

Marius Gedminas
If you want to trick a pointy-haired boss into letting you write software in
Lisp, you could try telling him it's XML.
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