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Re: password-db failure?

From: Tobias Ringström <tobias_at_ringstrom.mine.nu>
Date: 2004-03-05 18:59:00 CET

Ben Wilhelm wrote:

> Anybody have a clue how to fix this? Should I just, like, cat the kernel
> source into /dev/random and hope that fixes it? ;) Or is there a better way?

The kernel has two devices, /dev/random which provide better randomness
and blocks, and /dev/urandom which can provide less random data but does
not block. I think it's possible to configure APR to use /dev/urandom
instead of /dev/random. I'm surprised that the default is /dev/random.

/Tobias

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