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Re: Questions on /dev/{u}random on qemu

On Wed, 2010-11-10 at 21:57 +0100, olafBuddenhagen@gmx.net wrote:
> Hi,
> On Tue, Nov 09, 2010 at 09:00:26PM +0100, Svante Signell wrote:
> > [...] trying to ls /dev/random gives the error translator died! 
> You can try to run it as an active translator, using
>    settrans -a /dev/random `showtrans /dev/random`

Thanks, I will try that when I have access to the 4CPU Intel amd64 box
running qemu-kvm. BTW: Running Hurd on that box is really fast compared
to full SW emulation. I tried some of the xscreensaver non-GL modules
successfully yesterday. Also, compilation is rather fast.

> This should hopefully give some error message indicating the actual
> reason why it died...
> > Installing the random file from the random-64 package copied to
> > /hurd/random
> What is this random-64 package you are talking about?...


It is also used as default random generator for Arch Hurd,

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