Subject: Re: /dev/random and emulation
To: David Pettersson <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: port-sparc
Date: 09/17/2000 16:16:37
On Sun, Sep 17, 2000 at 03:34:56PM +0200, David Pettersson wrote:
> Hi,
> Anyone got an idea on how to configure the /dev/random device? When
> I attempt to use it it says "Device not configured". What is there
> to do about it?

You need a kernel compiled with 'pseudo-device rnd'. Seems to be in the
1.5 sparc GENERIC config file.

> And could someone please send me (privately) a ls -lR of their /emul
> directory - I think I've got most of the libraries, but I am not sure.
> Finally, which version of Netscape, and for which Solaris version
> should I get it?

Can't you use pkgsrc to install it ? It should get the rigth version

Manuel Bouyer <>