[rescue] What version of Solaris for V120?

Jerry Kemp sun.mail.list47 at oryx.us
Tue Jul 18 19:24:55 CDT 2017

Thanks for the info Jonathan!

Adding that information to my /dev/random repository of information.


On 07/18/17 06:30 PM, Jonathan Patschke wrote:
> On Tue, 18 Jul 2017, Jerry Kemp wrote:
>> I have seen (in writing) /dev/random implementations that pull entropy from an
>> external device, but IMHO, that really is not scaleable, or usable by most
>> people like us, i.e. hobbyist on old Sun hardware.
>> I know I would be interested about alternate implementation from anyone on the
>> list.
> At $dayjob, we use PRNGD for our HP-UX 10 boxes:
>         http://prngd.sourceforge.net/
> OpenSSH as recent as 7.1p1 (I've not tried later) builds just fine if you
> tell it to use prngd's socket for entropy over /dev/random.
> EGD is what we used on Solaris 7 at $ISP over a decade ago:
>         http://egd.sourceforge.net/
> And was it ever slow!  PRNG written in Perl on Ultra 1e and SPARCstation 20
> systems.  We mostly used telnet after I restricted it to circuits we
> controlled.

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