Re: Entropy for ssh
On Sun, 15 Dec 2002, Simon Law wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 15, 2002 at 03:25:44PM +1300, Philip Charles wrote:
> > ssh looks to /dev/urandom for its entropy to build its keys, but urandom
> > does not exist in the GNU system.
> > Is there a work-round? I want to include ssh in initial.sh
> You can try attaching the random translator to /dev/urandom.
> IIRC, a recent useful version can be found at
> http://mactest98.ruk.cuni.cz/~hramrach/random/ since Marcus doesn't seem
> to have it kicking around on alpha.gnu.org
Thanks. I will go fishing.
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