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

Mark Hymers markh at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Aug 23 15:03:19 PDT 2001


On Thu, 23, Aug, 2001 at 02:56:02PM -0700, blfs-bugs at linuxfromscratch.org wrote:
> 
> 
> 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 
AFAIK the MAKEDEV script creates the urandom and random devices when
called with generic.

> and a boot script (to
> carry entropy across shutdown). Full details are in random(4) on a typical
> LFS system.
That should be easy enough to implement.  If anybody wants to do it
then assign it - otherwise it's one of the things I'll do after LFS-3.0
is out.

Mark

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Mark Hymers					 BLFS Project Leader
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