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    SubjectRe: [RFC] frandom - fast random generator module
    Eli Billauer wrote:
    > If a hardware device driver is buggy, you usually know about it sooner
    > or later. If an RNG has a rare bug, or an architecture-dependent flaw,
    > it's much harder to notice. If the RNG starts to repeat itself, you
    > won't know about it, unless you happened to test exactly that data. The
    > algorithm may be perfect, but a silly bug can blow it all.

    rngd tests for this :)

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