SUMMARY: ssh/scp slow

From: rick francis <>
Date: Thu Jul 19 2001 - 17:18:39 EDT
thank you for your response.


sol8 by default does not include an entropy device
like /dev/random. so you have to install one.
recommendation is to use this one found here:

and we did, and it makes a huge difference.

does anyone know how to add entropy sources with an

thank you.

original post:

>recently the ssh/ssl/zlib sparc package on
>typing ssh $HOSTNAME takes a lllooonnngggg time
>telnet takes <1s.
>the keys took a long time too to scp.

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