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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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