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

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] services: Add 'dropbear-service'.
Date: Mon, 11 Jul 2016 10:33:59 +0200
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Leo Famulari <address@hidden> skribis:

> 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.

That sounds like a good idea to me.

David, could you update the patch accordingly, with a comment explaining
this choice?


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