rngd cannot initialize entropy source hwrng on VMware guest

Solution Unverified - Updated -

Issue

  • The following message is shown.

    rngd[304]: Failed to init entropy source hwrng
    

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
  • VMware guest

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