If your Radix node server is taking several minutes to start up then it is possible that your server doesn’t have enough entropy (randomness).
To check this, run the following command:
and you should get a value in the thousands.
If your value is low, then install the Random Number Generator tools package as specified in the Node installation guide as follows:
sudo apt install rng-tools sudo rngd -r /dev/random
Alternatively, you can install the
haveged package by following the instructions here: