[dm-crypt] Entropy available for luksFormat during GNU/Linux installs

Heinz Diehl htd at fancy-poultry.org
Sun Jan 24 15:02:05 CET 2010


On 24.01.2010, Arno Wagner wrote: 

> "As  a  general rule,  /dev/urandom  should  be  used  for everything 
>  except long-lived GPG/SSL/SSH keys."
>  ^^^^^^ 

Why?

Is the output of urandom somehow more predictable than random?



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