GNUpg v1.01/FreeBSD-20000214-CURRENT

Frank Tobin
Wed, 23 Feb 2000 02:40:50 -0600 (CST)

Marius Strom, at 01:29 on Wed, 23 Feb 2000, wrote:

> gpg --gen-key runs somewhat fine on the aforementioned FreeBSD system, but
> when it goes to generate the random bytes, it says "Not enough random
> bytes available. Please do some other work to give
> the OS a chance to collect more entropy! (Need 20 more bytes)"
You just need to wait this out. Give it a couple minutes. Doing intensive things on your system helps to increase the data available to /dev/random. -- Frank Tobin "To learn what is good and what is to be valued, those truths which cannot be shaken or changed." Myst: The Book of Atrus OpenPGP: 4F86 3BBB A816 6F0A 340F 6003 56FF D10A 260C 4FA3