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From Markus Wichitill <>
Subject Re: how to raise entropy
Date Thu, 23 Dec 2004 00:15:04 GMT
Stas Bekman wrote:
> Jie Gao wrote:
>> Use /dev/urandom, which will not block.
> It's not us who uses it, but Apache, so it's not under our control. 
> Notice that Digest: generating secret for digest authentication ... is 
> coming from an apache module.

If mod_ssl is enabled, too, you could set the SSLRandomSeed directive to 
point to a static file, leaving more /dev/random bytes for mod_auth_digest.

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