- While creating a GPG key, I spend a lot of time trying to generate entropy, but the process doesn't seem to finish:
gpg --gen-key gpg (GnuPG) 2.0.14; Copyright (C) 2009 Free Software Foundation, Inc. ... We need to generate a lot of random bytes. It is a good idea to perform some other action (type on the keyboard, move the mouse, utilize the disks) during the prime generation; this gives the random number generator a better chance to gain enough entropy. hygthtrsfsdfgdfg hgdsfsfsdfahgfh dsgafsadfsdfdfg^C gpg: signal Interrupt caught ... exiting
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux
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