SUBMISSION: init scripts: random, portmap, nfs, sshd, mountnfs

Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Mon Jan 7 19:58:10 PST 2002

On Mon, Jan 07, 2002 at 07:48:08PM -0800, Nicholas Leippe wrote:
> random
> ======
> saves/restores /dev/urandom, which is the kernel entropy pool-based
> random number generator used by various encryption libraries and
> portmap as well iirc.  A possible candidate for inclusion in the
> base LFS.

What if there's no /var/random-seed - should we just leave the pool as-is
and wait for it to eventually fill up enough to be secure enough?

Gerard Beekmans

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