Success report, and a question

Steve Snyder swsnyder at
Tue Apr 12 01:41:29 BST 2011

I'm successfully using an Entropy Key on a x86 CentOS v5.6 system, 
thanks in part to those on this list that responded to my questions.

One more question for now.  To get the EK recognized I had to do a 
manual "ekeydctl add /dev/entropykey" followed by an invocation of 
ekey-rekey.  Are these steps needed on each system boot (or run of 
ekeyd), or will the now-working EK be recognized without the aid of the 


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