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Feature #11758

Feature #7642: Investigate whether we should resume shipping a static random seed

Analyze early boot entropy gathering

Added by sycamoreone about 3 years ago. Updated about 1 year ago.

Status:
Resolved
Priority:
Normal
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Category:
-
Target version:
-
Start date:
09/02/2016
Due date:
% Done:

0%

Feature Branch:
Type of work:
Research
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Description

One possibility to deal with the missing random seed would be to wait during the boot procedure until enough entropy has been gathered. We need to find out if that is actually possible and what consequences it would have.


Related issues

Related to Tails - Feature #10779: Start haveged earlier in the boot process Resolved 12/20/2015
Related to Tails - Feature #5650: rngd Resolved

History

#1 Updated by sycamoreone about 3 years ago

  • Related to Feature #10779: Start haveged earlier in the boot process added

#2 Updated by sycamoreone about 3 years ago

#3 Updated by sycamoreone about 3 years ago

  • Description updated (diff)

#4 Updated by sycamoreone about 3 years ago

  • Related to Feature #6166: List easiest tasks for new contributors added

#5 Updated by sycamoreone about 3 years ago

  • Related to deleted (Feature #6166: List easiest tasks for new contributors)

#6 Updated by intrigeri over 2 years ago

  • Category deleted (Persistence)

#7 Updated by u about 1 year ago

  • Status changed from Confirmed to Resolved

Seems like the blueprint exists,so I'll close this ticket now.

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