hold-on at 'Entropy harvesting' afer upgrading to 8.1

Doug Barton dougb at dougbarton.us
Thu Feb 17 07:55:52 UTC 2011

Ok, likely you can bypass the problem by hitting Ctrl-C.

Once you get kernel and userland updated make sure that you get /etc/
updated as well and you should be fine.



On 02/16/2011 23:24, Ken Chen wrote:
> It's first reboot with 8.1 kernel.
> nextboot -k GENERIC
> shutdown -r now
> 2011/2/17 Doug Barton <dougb at dougbarton.us <mailto:dougb at dougbarton.us>>
>     On 02/16/2011 21:56, Ken Chen wrote:
>         Hello All,
>         I upgrade a very old machine from 6.3-RELEASE to 8.1-RELEASE by
>         'freebsd-update'. After boot with 8.1 GENERIC kernel, it holds-on at
>         ''Entropy harvesting: '. I try to change configuration in
>         /etc/defaults/rc.conf, it helpless.
>     Did you update /etc after updating the binaries, or is this the
>     first reboot after freebsd-update installs the new kernel?


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