random-seed on readonly filesystem
Mike.McCarty at sbcglobal.net
Tue Aug 23 10:54:52 PDT 2011
> Greetings ,
> I would be grateful if someone could advise on the saving and retrieving of
> the random seed on a BLFS installation and if the random-seed cant be
Which random seed? Do you mean the one described in <stdlib.h> for
the pseudo random number generator?
> saved how does one generate one on boot from say time sources or whatever. (
> when the only writable area is /tmp)
The kernel has a device one can create to get truly random bits.
$ man -s4 random
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