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Subject: RE: /dev/urandom non-existent (intentionally deleted) how to circumve nt it ?
From: SBNelson,AT,thermeon,DOT,com
Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2001 15:34:34 +0100

Re-create /dev/random and /dev/urandom like this:

mknod -m 0644 /dev/random c 1 8
mknod -m 0644 /dev/urandom c 1 9

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Burbaickij Ariel [SMTP:Ariel.Burbaickij,AT,erl9,DOT,siemens,DOT,de
> Sent: Friday, January 19, 2001 4:06 AM
> To:   'cipe-l,AT,inka,DOT,de'
> Subject:      /dev/urandom non-existent (intentionally deleted) how to
> circumve nt it ?
> 
> On one of the machines participating in testing of cipe /dev/urandom is
> not
> present.The machine was formerly firewall and all unnecessary devices(as
> considered by colleagues) were deleted. MAKEDEV is not present either.
> Question is : Is it somehow possible to create /dev/urandom for the
> purposes
> of proper functioning of cipe(Will touch /dev/random suffice :) )?
> Besides, I would like to know when exactly  in stratup procedure the open 
> request to the file is made in initializing sequence of ciped?
> What I see from debug=1 is open(/dev/urandom) : No such file or directory 
> as very last message prior to exiting of daemon .
> 
> 
> Regards
> 
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