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    SubjectRe: crypted swapspace?
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    Followup to:  <Pine.LNX.3.96.991214144130.13635B-100000@idoru.mine.nu>
    By author: Lucca <sdlucca@mindspring.com>
    In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
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    > Also... grabbing a key from the entropy available at "first swap" isn't
    > necessarily a good idea. What if there isn't enough entropy? Go
    > unsecure? Worse, block until entropy replenishes... (as is normal for
    > /dev/random) yuck.
    >

    That's easy enough... just preload /dev/random before you swapon.

    -hpa
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