Console Screensaver on Linux

Andrew McNabb amcnabb at
Tue Nov 22 21:24:46 MST 2005

On Tue, Nov 22, 2005 at 09:21:27PM -0700, Andrew Jorgensen wrote:
> I was going to laugh, but then I thought I'd try it.  This command
> does nothing at all on my box, and cat /dev/random only spits out a
> few chars and then stops.  Then I didn't laugh at all.

/dev/urandom doesn't block.  Try cat /dev/urandom.

Andrew McNabb
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