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SubjectRe: [RFC] frandom - fast random generator module
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In article <200310161245.59939.ioe-lkml@rameria.de>,
Ingo Oeser <ioe-lkml@rameria.de> wrote:
| On Thursday 16 October 2003 10:22, Eli Billauer wrote:

| > (4) The module is small: 6kB of source code as a standalone module, and
| > 2.3 kB of kernel memory.
|
| That's a price worth as an "default to off" option. We have much more
| seldom used stuff in the kernel and maintain it, which is a bigger mess
| than this.

Yes, and it could be disabled to take no resources, unlike the Athlon
pagefault bugfix, which is forced in all kernels instead of just those
destined for those which need the fix.
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bill davidsen <davidsen@tmr.com>
CTO, TMR Associates, Inc
Doing interesting things with little computers since 1979.
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