rndc-confgen just hangs

Doug McIntyre merlyn at geeks.org
Thu Oct 26 13:02:15 UTC 2006

Will Yardley <&- at no.spam.veggiechinese.net> writes:
>I have a FreeBSD 4.11 machine where rndc-confgen -a just fails.
>rndc-confgen prints its usage information if I run it with bogus args,
>so it's not *totally* failing.

>/dev/random exists, and I have the same exact binary package of BIND on
>another machine where it seems to work fine. BIND itself is working
>fine, and "ldd /usr/local/sbin/rndc-confgen" doesn't show any missing

You need more entropy for /dev/random.
See rndcontrol.

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