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authorDamien Miller <>1999-12-16 13:05:30 +1100
committerDamien Miller <>1999-12-16 13:05:30 +1100
commitab8a4da00378965409a32b4be80ceb9474c0a0f6 (patch)
treebb532e8d80816e1ec8aaa5991ca03611c2ecf52d /INSTALL
parentceb483fac2d96f06b84eab8647dd4640df674b1b (diff)
Doc updates
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@@ -80,7 +80,8 @@ sure of what you are doing, it is best to leave this alone.
--with-egd-pool=/some/file allows you to enable Entropy Gathering
Daemon support and to specify a EGD pool socket. You will need to
use this if your Unix does not support the /dev/urandom device (or
+similar). The file argument refers to the EGD pool file, not the
+EGD program itself. Please refer to the EGD documentation.
--with-kerberos4 will enable Kerberos IV support. You will need to
have the Kerberos libraries and header files installed for this to
@@ -117,6 +118,9 @@ Replacing /etc/ssh with the correct path to the configuration directory.
(${prefix}/etc or whatever you specified with --sysconfdir during
+If you have configured OpenSSH with EGD support, ensure that EGD is
+running and has collected some Entropy.
For more information on configuration, please refer to the manual pages
for sshd, ssh and ssh-agent.