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Re: default sshd host keys
On Thu, 04 Oct 2012, Matthew Mondor wrote:
Why would you expect to have a /var/db/entropy-file while the system is
I simply assumed it should be there by the looks
of /etc/rc.d/random_seed, where the load function doesn't delete the
file. If the file is removed afterwards as a security measure I'm all
for it, though.
The rndctl(8) man page documents that rndctl -L deletes the file.
However, it might make sense for /etc/rc.d/random_seed to verify
that the file has been deleted, or to unconditionally use "rm -f"
in case the file was not deleted.
--apb (Alan Barrett)
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