[Openswan Users] rsasigkey

Ruben Laban r.laban at ism.nl
Wed Oct 10 11:32:13 EDT 2007

On Wednesday 10 October 2007, Tonis wrote:
> I make the same mistake somewhere in recompilation
> of kernel but I don't know where.
> After every recompilation I cannot generate
> rsasigkey. The command "rsasigkey --verbose 1024 > key" stops
> at "getting 64 random bytes from /dev/random..."
> on a standard kernel delivered with a distribution (like slackware for
> instance), the generation works, but after recompilation it doesn't work
> anymore.

It's waiting on "randomness" from /dev/random, but it seems there's 
no "randomness" available. Various ways exist to create this, eg: mouse 
movements, keyboard events, harddisk access, etc.


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