> That's a great question. Indeed, this platform (AIX) does have
> /dev/random but apparently that too was exhausted because that
> is checked first in our implementation. I think the fault is truly
> with the system in question, because prngd should not have blocked
> in the manner it did. Despite this problem being a one-off, there
> is a push to "fix" the issue and guarantee it will never happen again.
> It was during my investigations that I noticed the blocking nature
> of the EGD lookups.


> Ben


So what do you want to do if you run out of entropy?

DS


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