[Buildroot] hang generating DSA keys

Peter Korsgaard jacmet at uclibc.org
Sun May 24 19:03:19 UTC 2009

>>>>> "Frank" == Frank Hoeflich <frankhoeflich at yahoo.com> writes:

 Frank> The entropy mechanism depends on keyboard input - I'd expect
 Frank> it to be waiting for I/O.  If you type some characters it will
 Frank> use them to generate the keys and be on its way.

Yes, if the programs are using /dev/random instead of /dev/urandom. Is
this openssh or dropbear? Dropbear uses /dev/urandom by default, but I
don't know what openssh does.

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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