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SubjectRe: BUG in 2.4.0: dd if=/dev/random of=out.txt bs=10000 count=100
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In article <20010113035314.316.qmail@web5205.mail.yahoo.com> you wrote:
> If I do the dd line in the title under 2.4.0 I get an
> out.txt file of 591 bytes.
/dev/random will only give you as much bytes as are available. and even then
you should not do it cause you drain the random pool. Use /dev/urandom
instead.

Greetings
Bernd
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