[Bug 40] New: RFE: instructions for /dev/(u)random

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Thu Aug 23 14:56:02 PDT 2001


http://blfs-bugs.linuxfromscratch.org/show_bug.cgi?id=40

           Summary: RFE: instructions for /dev/(u)random
           Product: Beyond LinuxFromScratch
           Version: CVS
          Platform: PC
               URL:
        OS/Version: Linux
            Status: NEW
 Status Whiteboard:
          Keywords:
        Resolution:
          Severity: enhancement
          Priority: P3
         Component: BOOK
        AssignedTo: blfs-book at linuxfromscratch.org
        ReportedBy: sklein at mint.net


Instructions for creating and maintaining /dev/(u)random have been requested as
a FAQ item. The FAQ maintainer thinks they would better fit BLFS.

These instructions entail the creation of two devices and a boot script (to
carry entropy across shutdown). Full details are in random(4) on a typical
LFS system.



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