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comment How can I point /dev/random to /dev/urandom
I'd rather you didn't modify the question to suit the answers. I am not asking how to increase entropy.
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comment How can I point /dev/random to /dev/urandom
Security is only as strong as its weakest link. I would be very happy if my random numbers being theoretically predictable was the weakest part of my defense.
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comment How can I point /dev/random to /dev/urandom
From what I understand, urandom still uses entropy if it is available. I am willing to accept the relatively minuscule risk of using a not so random number when there is low entropy available with the trade-off being that the system responds more reliably. Adding entropy to the pool using a daemon is not a bad idea, but it is still possible to run out and that is what I want to avoid.
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comment How can I point /dev/random to /dev/urandom
How is something like timer entropy daemon better for randomness than whatever urandom uses? I don't have a sound card or video device attached, so the other two listed there will not help.
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comment How can I point /dev/random to /dev/urandom
Unfortunately, this is a proprietary program that is reading directly from the device, so I don't think EGD would work.
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comment How can I point /dev/random to /dev/urandom
I have neither physical access to these systems to add hardware to increase entropy nor permanent shell access to apply kernel patches when it is updated. Are there other options to legitimately increase entropy?
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comment How can I restore my system from WIM files?
So PETools and WAIK will have the same effect here? Will these just boot to a nice, pretty GUI that I can use to select the WIM files to apply?.
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