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Re: /dev/random issue


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.

OK. But how is it preserved across reboot ? Where does the kernel stores it ?

Shutdown process will store a new seed file

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