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Re: /dev/random issue

On Thu, Oct 01, 2020 at 05:57:12PM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> Source                 Bits Type      Flags
> /dev/random               0 ???  estimate, collect, v
> seed                      0 ???  estimate, collect, v

No random number generator and you did not seed the machine.

On another machine with working random number generator (nearly all modernish
amd64 machines have that) do:

	dd if=/dev/random of=/tmp/file bs=32 count=1

then scp the file over and dd it into /dev/random:

	dd if=/tmp/file of=/dev/random bs=32 count=1

This will be preserved accross reboots, so it is a one-time only fix.


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