[dm-crypt] Filling a disk with random data - question

.. ink .. mhogomchungu at gmail.com
Tue Mar 18 00:17:04 CET 2014


On Mon, Mar 17, 2014 at 2:55 PM, Cpp <tzornik at gmail.com> wrote:



> My question is are there any serious drawbacks of using this method in
> place of the urandom one?
>
>
I do not know of any drawbacks and i also use cryptsetup to fill up hard
drives with
random data or when creating encrypted container files because i too find
it to be faster
than /dev/urandom.
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