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SDB:Modprobe: FATAL: Error inserting hw random

Şuraya atla: kullan, ara

Version: 9.1 - 9.1


The following error message is displayed during the boot process:

  scanning pci: ****.modprobe: FATAL: Error inserting hw_random
  No such device

Apart from this, everything seems to work properly.


It is actually a purely cosmetic problem: your CPU pretends to have a hardware random device but this is not true. The error message above is displayed when the attempt to load the corresponding kernel module (hw_random) fails. Even though the word FATAL: in the message makes it seem quite alarming, it only announces that the module could not be loaded.


If you do not want this message to continue to appear, insert the following line in the file /etc/hotplug/blacklist:


This line prevents the module from being automatically loaded, so the message is no longer displayed. <keyword>hw_random,random,hw_random.ko</keyword>