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Bug#533077: linux-image-2.6.26-2-486: on an idle system /dev/random gets depleted very quick

> > > Now add strace to those commands.  Do you see the problem?
> > Nope, works as expected:
> You have different libs than we all have. Ours shows:
> | open("/dev/urandom", O_RDONLY)          = 3
> | read(3, "\34\344C\242", 4)              = 4
> | close(3)                                = 0

Oh wait! Yes, I now see what you mean. Indeed glibc seems to fetch bytes
from urandom each invocation.
Thanks for your support!

Folkert van Heusden

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