Random_seed File Locking on NFS File System Across Networks/Domains Hangs

Shawn K. Quinn skquinn at rushpost.com
Mon Apr 26 06:12:34 CEST 2021

On 4/25/21 08:11, Charlie Salemi via Gnupg-users wrote:
> However, this leads to the following questions:  what functionality does
> the random_seed file provide?
Per the documentation I have here:

     A file used to preserve the state of the internal random pool.

Now, for me, that begs the question: what does the internal random pool
offer that simply using /dev/random (or better yet a quality HWRNG) does

Shawn K. Quinn <skquinn at rushpost.com>

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