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Re: Error with random generator

From: Almudena Garcia
Subject: Re: Error with random generator
Date: Mon, 4 Jun 2018 13:52:55 +0200

Finnaly, by any reason, the /dev/random and /dev/urandom don't shows any new error, and start without problems.
I tried restart the server, but It says that the device or resource is busy.

How can I restart the server? I want to add the correct file in the server

2018-06-04 12:03 GMT+02:00 Almudena Garcia <liberamenso10000@gmail.com>:
Ok. Then I will try what do you said.

2018-06-03 11:29 GMT+02:00 Samuel Thibault <samuel.thibault@gnu.org>:
Almudena Garcia, le dim. 03 juin 2018 11:21:51 +0200, a ecrit:
> After seatch, I detected that /var/run/random-seed file don't exists.
> I created this using
> cat /dev/random > /var/run/random-seed

The thing is: the random translator is supposed to be reading from
/var/spool/random-seed, not /var/run/random-seed (since the latter
doesn't survive reboots).

> settrans -c /dev/urandom /hurd/random \
>            --seed-file /var/run/urandom-seed --fast

Again, rather make it use /var/spool/random-seed, otherwise the fix
won't survive a reboot.


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