On Mon, Aug 26, 2002 at 10:34:45AM +0200, Thomas Horsten wrote: > > On Mon, Aug 26, 2002 at 05:04:26PM +1000, matthew green wrote: > > > actually, i hadn't, but there wasn't very much there besides the > > > fact that people found it was xdm reading /dev/mem and a small > > > patch for debian to enable /dev/random (i'd suggest /dev/urandom). > > > > If any of these it should be /dev/random. /dev/urandom would stall most of > > the time on headless systems, which is the only place where I (and very > > likely a lot of other people too) run xdm in the first place. > > No, it's random that stalls if the entropy pool is not full. I'm going to use /dev/random, for the reasons explained in the thread which no one read. :) -- G. Branden Robinson | It just seems to me that you are Debian GNU/Linux | willfully entering an arse-kicking email@example.com | contest with a monstrous entity http://people.debian.org/~branden/ | that has sixteen legs and no arse.
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