a question make me crazy

Haan, de, Jan Jan.de.Haan at Essent.nl
Sat May 24 20:17:35 EST 2003

For what it's worth: no expert but you probably need another source
of randomness on your ARCA1 platform for ssh. Search for a port
of /dev/random or PRNG. Maybe ssh itself supports other
sources, look for build options, something like '--random='



> hi:
>     Now, i have a headache for a embeded product, i need port openssh to
> platform,
> it's arch is ARCA1(a chinese CPU), it's not important.
>     ok, i compiled the openssh3.3.6p1 with arca1 compiler, it's ok.
>     after i put it on the platform, a message show me on the
screen----PRNG is
> not seeded. 
>     God! i search solution for a whole day, but no result. 
>     my openssl version is 0.9.6, my system have not the device RANDOM, may
> caused by this reason? 
>     what can i do? copy a '/dev/random' and '/dev/urandom' to /dev on the
> ARCA1 platform from any where in x86 system? i tried, but failed.
>     give me a solution for this problem please, it's really important for
> a lot, linux fans 

>                                           lion_3875 at sina.com

> 2003-05-24
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