[dm-crypt] Wrong behavior?

MkFly mmkfly at gmail.com
Wed Jul 14 08:07:53 CEST 2010


On Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 3:17 PM, Sven Eschenberg
<sven at whgl.uni-frankfurt.de> wrote:
> Well, yet it gives me the chance to use the RNG of my choice, might it
> be a HW-RNG in a TPM or chipset, in software of my choice or
> whatsoever ;-). Well, maybe I would want to play with own RNGs and no, I
> am not gonna use any PRNG using linear congruences for that matter :-).

Well now I'm wondering, does luksFormat use /dev/urandom for
master-key generation?  If so, is there any way to force it to use
/dev/random instead (aside from generating a keyfile beforehand and
luksFormat'ing with --master-key-file)?


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