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SYSTEMD-RANDOM-SEED.SERVICE

Section: systemd-random-seed.service (8)

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NAME

systemd-random-seed.service, systemd-random-seed - Load and save the system random seed at boot and shutdown

SYNOPSIS

systemd-random-seed.service

/lib/systemd/systemd-random-seed

DESCRIPTION

systemd-random-seed.service is a service that restores the random seed of the system at early-boot and saves it at shutdown. See random?(4) for details. Saving/restoring the random seed across boots increases the amount of available entropy early at boot. On disk the random seed is stored in /var/lib/systemd/random-seed.

SEE ALSO

systemd?(1), random?(4)


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