gpg: fatal: can't open /dev/urandom on AIX 5.2

Mamta Mehra mamta.mehra at
Mon Oct 25 15:59:28 CEST 2004

We are implementing GnuPGP 1.2.1 on AIX 5.2. when we try to creating the
PGP keys, we are getting following error:
gpg: fatal: can't open /dev/urandom:

Our Unix team have verified the access to /dev/urandom device from user.
Alternatively, we have also failed to create GPG keys when running as Unix
root user.

Looking forward for help.

Mamta Mehra
ING AMERICAS - Technology Management Office

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