Subject: Re: creating random files
To: matthew green <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/08/1999 16:52:43
On Mar 9, matthew green wrote
> i'd prefer it used /dev/urandom.  you're gonna want a fair
> bit of data and i imagine you might run /dev/random out if
> you're not careful.

Ok, but ... what's the difference between /dev/random and /dev/urandom ?
I counldn't find a man page for it.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.