At 10:02 PM 7/18/2007, Tech Valley Internet - Tony Kivits wrote:
At 09:50 PM 7/18/2007, Christopher Cowart wrote:
On Wed, Jul 18, 2007 at 09:49:12PM -0700, Christopher Cowart wrote:
> $ dd if=/dev/random bs=1 count=12 2>/dev/null | openssl base64
> Should give you a base64 encoding of some random data (base64 to prevent
> it from messing up your terminal) if /dev/random is working.
I meant to point if=jailroot/dev/random. Testing /dev/random for the
host OS isn't going to be too meaningful.
Lead Systems Administrator
Network & Infrastructure Services, RSSP-IT
I figured out what you meant. ;)
I think with all my playing I managed to put a symlink in the dev
directory that I can't get out.
I will try to do a reinstall of the machine and try all the
suggestions on a clean environment.
Ok. I now know what is happening.
The random and urandom devices are in the jail's /dev directory when
the jail is created and the test you gave me to try did work once
tweaked a bit. But when I run the installation script for hsphere
the two devices disappear out of the /dev directory.
The devices are then inaccessible for all processes until the jail is
I have looked in the usually log files and nothing is recorded there.
My configuration is as follows....
# Jail info in host's rc.conf
add include $devfsrules_hide_all
add include $devfsrules_unhide_basic
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