Inappropriate ioctl - Generating PGP key

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When installing it manually inside a LXC,at the point of creating the gpg keys i get the error:

We need to generate a lot of random bytes. It is a good idea to perform
some other action (type on the keyboard, move the mouse, utilize the
disks) during the prime generation; this gives the random number
generator a better chance to gain enough entropy.
gpg: agent_genkey failed: Inappropriate ioctl for device
Key generation failed: Inappropriate ioctl for device

This only occurs in version 2 of gpg, version 1 is working correct, only the step of creating an keyring with www-data is failing.

This only occurs inside the LXC, on host level it is working fine.

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Can you check if this is a similar issue than: https://d.sb/2016/11/gpg-inappropriate-ioctl-for-device-errors

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Thanks Remy, your response is the solution to the problem. Thanks!

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