During cluster initialization boot sequence hangs on "kernel: random: crng init done."

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  • Boot sequence can pause for up to 10 minutes which causes the cluster init to fail.
Oct 30 14:48:03 localhost ignition[725]: crypto/rand: blocked for 60 seconds waiting to read random data from the kernel <----------- pause 10 minutes
Oct 30 14:57:54 localhost systemd-journald[263]: Missed 2 kernel messages
Oct 30 14:57:54 localhost kernel: random: crng init done


  • OpenShift Container Platform 4.2
  • rhcos-4.2.0-x86_64-vmware.ova

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