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  • #16
    Originally posted by curaga View Post
    Anecdote of when NSS is a bottleneck: trying to start FF in a fresh VM. There is not enough entropy, NSS insists on /dev/random instead of /dev/urandom, and so FF start blocks until NSS has enough random data.
    last time i checked many distros had random as a symlink to urandom
    slackware never had

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    • #17
      Originally posted by gens View Post
      last time i checked many distros had random as a symlink to urandom
      slackware never had
      how about using frandom as an alternative ?

      https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Frandom

      would that help ?


      this is broadly used in custom kernels & ROMs on android smartphones over at xda-forums

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