Subject: Re: /dev/urandom and openssh
To: Stefan Jeglinski <email@example.com>
From: gabriel rosenkoetter <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/20/2001 11:39:39
On Tue, Mar 20, 2001 at 10:43:41AM -0500, Stefan Jeglinski wrote:
> I noted that the default conf already has pseudo-device rnd on, but I
> recompiled the kernel with it on again anyway. This did not change
> anything (sort of expected), so the kernel compile switch is not the
Hrm. It should be.
> I note that there is no /dev/urandom on my system. Was there
> something I missed in the standard mac68k 1.4.3 install? Or is there
> some other undocumented step I need to do to create this dev? I think
> it is the real solution to the openssh install.
Try doing a ( cd /dev && sh MAKEDEV random )
Just because support for it's in the kernel doesn't mean that the
device was created.
> Also in the archives, I saw a reference to cyrus-sasl, so I built and
> installed that as well, but no help in the end.
I don't even know what that does, and I'm definitely using OpenSSH.
:^> (Er, well, not on any m68k machines right now, but this oughtn't
be an architecture-dependant thing.)
You might also considering moving up to 1.5 or -release; they're
really quite stable and UVM is much improved. (Not that this relates
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