Monthly archives: April, 2010

Produce entropy for /dev/random in Linux

I was generating GnuPG keys, and got the following message: Not enough random bytes available. Please do some other work to give the OS a chance to collect more entropy! (Need 274 more bytes) We need to generate a lot of random bytes. It is a good idea to perform some other action (type on …

User Home Directories in Nginx, Part 3

I recently upgraded to the newest version of Nginx, and discovered that the technique I described in my previous two posts no longer works. The good news is that it no longer works because some of the bugs in Nginx were fixed, and the reason I needed that complicated workaround solution was because of bugs …