/etc/urandom and Solaris

Carl Brewer carl at bl.echidna.id.au
Wed Mar 29 15:21:05 EST 2000

> Carl Brewer wrote:
> > 
> > Sun *does* have a /dev/random, and it works with OpenSSH
> > 
> > It's not bundled, it's part of the package SUNWski.
> > 
> > You can find SUNWski on Sunsolve if you go scanning through the
> > patch reports.
> Hmmm...  There are both international and domestic versions of the
> Sun Web Server patch that contains SUNWski.  One can only download
> the international version with no crypto.  Will the international
> version have a functioning /dev/random, or will I have to get the
> folks at 1-800-USA4SUN to send me a tape?

I don't know the story wrt the versions, but the one that I have
I got from SunSolve by searchign for /dev/random in the patch
reports, and finding SUNWski, and then downloading the patch,
pulling out the package and applying it.  It works on Solaris 2.6, 7 
and 8ea (personal experience).


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