initialization of wpa_supplicant is very long

Johannes Berg johannes at sipsolutions.net
Sun Jun 9 13:18:40 PDT 2019


On Wed, 2019-06-05 at 10:26 +0200, Arthur LAMBERT wrote:
> 
> By using "-r /dev/urandom" now everything is working perfectly. And now wpa_supplicant
> is starting very quickly.

This, however, is quite possibly a terrible idea.

Basically, you're now feeding the random generator with its own output,
which ought to be entirely predictable.

johannes




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