[rescue] What version of Solaris for V120?

Phil Stracchino phils at caerllewys.net
Tue Jul 18 17:09:26 CDT 2017

On 07/18/17 17:55, Mouse wrote:
>> Certainly this is situational, but the frequent negative I see with
>> Solaris 8 is that is didn't ship with a /dev/random .  Why is that
>> important?  [It's] necessary to get the SSH tools up and running.
>> There are (2) resolutions here, one of which was a (free) 3rd party
>> /dev/random generator.  2nd was a patch from Sun that added
>> /dev/random to Solaris 8.
> Perhaps a 3rd would be an ssh implementation that doesn't depend on
> /dev/random?

But then you need another source of entropy, and that's going to
eventually wind up being something conceptually equivalent to
/dev/random or /dev/urandom.  So isn't it simpler to just implement
/dev/random and not have to change anything else?

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