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/dev/urandom

Posted May 11, 2006 20:35 UTC (Thu) by copsewood (subscriber, #199)
In reply to: /dev/urandom by ekj
Parent article: On the safety of Linux random numbers

My understanding of this is that /dev/urandom reseeds a pseudo random sequence using values from /dev/random as seeds, with a reseeding frequency dependent upon how much genuine entropy is available.


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