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Re: Error with random generator

From: Samuel Thibault
Subject: Re: Error with random generator
Date: Sun, 3 Jun 2018 11:29:27 +0200
User-agent: NeoMutt/20170113 (1.7.2)

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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