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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Error when creating certificate in HPUX
Date Wed, 03 Sep 2008 16:46:12 GMT
Joseph S D Yao wrote:
> Long ago but not far away, when I had to implement this on HP-UX, I
> found that it had no "random" device.  Not many systems did, then or
> now.  So I got the Entropy Generating Daemon [egd, written in Perl], and
> it worked fine.  Remember to have it start at boot BEFORE anything that
> uses random data.  And you will have to tell 'openssl' etc. about it.
> Oh, look, it's moved to sourceforge.  ;-)

Or, just search hpux site for their /dev/random device patch.  It's built
into 11.23 but was a separate download/add-in for earlier 11.x flavors.

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