Help needed to resolve entropy error

Wed Apr 21 20:04:03 CEST 2010

 Hello everyone,


   uname -r= B.11.11

   Error: Fatal: no entropy gathering module detected

   Please let me know how to resolve it.


   I have installed Perl is installed with SHA module.

   Process is running as root: /opt/perl_64/bin/perl -w
/usr/local/bin/ /home/rootg/.gnupg/entropy

   Ls -l /home/rootg/.gnupg/entropy:  srwxrwxrwx   1 root       sys
0 Apr 21 13:54 /home/rootg/.gnupg/entropy


   I am receiving following error:

   /usr/local/bin/gpg2  --gen-key

gpg: NOTE: old default options file `/home/rootg/.gnupg/options' ignored

gpg (GnuPG) 2.0.15; Copyright (C) 2009 Free Software Foundation, Inc.


Please select what kind of key you want:

Your selection? 2

DSA keys may be between 1024 and 3072 bits long.

What keysize do you want? (2048) 

Key is valid for? (0) 

Is this correct? (y/N) y


GnuPG needs to construct a user ID to identify your key.


Real name: Vijay

Email address: vp102 at

Comment: rep

Fatal: no entropy gathering module detected





Vijay Patel

#678-893-2664 (O)

#678-925-2213 (C)


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