[OpenWrt-Devel] Q: understanding entropy/random for SSH-keys

Bastian Bittorf bittorf at bluebottle.com
Thu Feb 19 02:58:46 EST 2015

as far is i know, mac80211 (or ath9k?) add entropy to the kernel.
when a node starts up for the first time, we must wait till the
kernel has enough entropy for generating good ssh-keys.

is it a good idea to have some wifi-action for generating entropy?
(e.g. a wifi scan) before generating keys?

bye, bastian
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