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Re: [PATCH 2/2] services: Add 'dropbear-service'.

From: David Craven
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] services: Add 'dropbear-service'.
Date: Sun, 10 Jul 2016 01:03:50 +0200

Yep is probably better. I did think something dough when writing the
service. For some reason I thought that /etc was mounted readonly and
only writeable by the guix daemon - which is obviously not the case -
and that the vm virtual disk was readonly - which has a unionfs

So I can't find a reason not to use the -R option (even if I'd feel
better now if I could =P) Thank you for pointing this out.

On Sun, Jul 10, 2016 at 12:43 AM, Leo Famulari <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 09, 2016 at 06:41:25PM -0400, Leo Famulari wrote:
>> On Thu, Jul 07, 2016 at 01:25:17PM -0400, Leo Famulari wrote:
>> > If so, what does Dropbear do? How does it get random numbers to generate
>> > the host key?
>> I looked into it — Dropbear uses /dev/urandom, which *may* not be safe
>> to use immediately after first boot.
>> What do you think about implementing the '-R' option, described below?
> To clarify, I'm also asking what you think about making it the default
> for the dropbear-service.

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