Solaris random device
lhecking at nmrc.ucc.ie
Thu May 11 11:47:43 CEST 2000
Werner Koch writes:
> On Wed, 10 May 2000, Lars Hecking wrote:
> > alternative to egd and found Andreas Maier's random device for Solaris
> > (http://www.cosy.sbg.ac.at/~andi/). It seems to work quite nicely with
> > openssl/openssh. I can generate keys, make connections, no problem.
> IIRC, gpg checks that it is a character device - maybe the Solaris
> /dev/random is implemented as another type of device.
$ cd /devices/pseudo
$ ll r*
crw-r--r-- 1 root sys 65, 0 May 10 01:21 random at 0:random
crw-r--r-- 1 root sys 65, 1 May 10 01:21 random at 0:urandom
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