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[opensuse-factory] Increase entropy in openQA?
Cross-posting to Factory...

Hello All,
I'm struggling with testing OBS Appliances ( https://openqa.opensuse.org/group_overview/17 ) which uses gpg keygen during setup.
Checking the appliance started with openQA QEMU_VIRTIO_RNG=1 options shows:

cat /proc/sys/kernel/random/entropy_avail
16

while on o.o.o w/o QEMU_VIRTION_RNG entropy_avail is ~37


Googling about the topic suggests using dev/urandom, but it's not secure enough...

http://linux-audit.com/gpg-key-generation-not-enough-random-bytes-available/
http://serverfault.com/questions/471412/gpg-gen-key-hangs-at-gaining-enough-entropy-on-centos-6

Any ideas?

serial0 log https://openqa.opensuse.org/tests/196141/file/serial0.txt

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Shyukri Shyukriev
http://susestudio.com
SUSE Linux GmbH, GF: Felix Imendörffer, Jane Smithard, Dilip Upmanyu, Graham Norton, HRB 21284 (AG Nürnberg)
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