POP3 stops accepting connections?

Ken Murchison ken at oceana.com
Fri Apr 22 08:50:51 EDT 2005

Scott Bye wrote:
> An update - just done an strace, and it seems to be stalling sometimes 
> when trying to read from /dev/random. I'm guessing that because 
> /dev/random is fed from user input, when there is no user input - being 
> a server - entropy runs low and the kernel blocks access.
> Sure enough, catting /dev/random reveals only the most pathetic amount 
> of data. I've removed /dev/random and symlinked /dev/urandom instead. Is 
> this likely to cause me any problems?


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