Bug 130368 - Can't open RNG file /dev/hw_random: No such file or directory
Can't open RNG file /dev/hw_random: No such file or directory
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 130350
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: initscripts (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2004-08-19 13:44 EDT by John Reiser
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:47 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 14:05:10 EST
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Description John Reiser 2004-08-19 13:44:42 EDT
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Description of problem:
Booting after today's up2date gives a new message
----- New message '>' including context on text console at boot
  Enabling local filesystem quotas
> Can't open RNG file /dev/hw_random: No such file or directory
  Enabling swap
Kernel is kernel-2.6.8-1.524.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot with text console.

Actual Results:  New message "Can't open RNG file /dev/hw_random: No
such file or directory"

Expected Results:  No such complaint.

Additional info:

$ ls -l /dev/*random*
crw-r--r--  1 root root 1, 8 Jul 29 12:43 /dev/random
crw-r--r--  1 root root 1, 9 Aug 19 10:37 /dev/urandom
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2004-08-19 15:22:36 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 130350 ***
Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 14:05:10 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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