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Author: Tito
To: dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] Beowulf Beta is here!

On 4/26/20 7:43 PM, aitor wrote:
> Hi,
>> On 9/4/20 18:16, Didier Kryn wrote:
>>>     I remember this was also the case in a previous version, wether Jessie or Ascii. Obviously this isn't an issue when upgrading. I also remind you that the startup delay caused by the timed-out activation of the Ethernet interface (when not plugged in) is still there with the default interfaces file. The solution is to remove the clause "allow-hotplug eth0" and install ifupdown or the equivalent I have forgotten the name of.
>>>     Didier
> ifupdown2 is another project similar to ifupdown, but developed in python by other people and having nothing to do each other.
> Btw, i'm getting another startup delay in gnuinos beowulf and it seems to be related with openssh-server waiting for enough entropy
> in the system. A possible solution for that is to install an entropy generator like haveged or rng-tools (i'm building a new iso image right now), but

If your box has a soundcard you can use also randomsound: ALSA sound card related entropy gathering daemon
alone or together with haveged.


> i guess that the best approach is to upgrade the kernel of gnuinos from 4.18.x to 4.19.x and enable the CONFIG_RANDOM_TEST_CPU variable.
> I've just deblobed the kernel of debian buster and i'm packaging it:
> http://gnuinos.org/linux-libre-4.19.67/linux-libre-4.19.67-gnu.log
> Cheers,
> Aitor.