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Oracle Linux: Failed to Start rngd.service after Installing RNG (Random Number Generator) Tools (Doc ID 2465172.1)

Last updated on MARCH 13, 2024

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.0 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86

Symptoms

After installing rng-tools, RNG (Random Number Generator) tools package, rngd.service cannot start. It fails with errors below:

Changes

Install rng-tools.

Cause

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