[lkml]   [2005]   [Mar]   [28]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: [PATCH] API for true Random Number Generators to add entropy (2.6.11)
On Mon, Mar 28, 2005 at 08:45:10AM -0500, Jean-Luc Cooke wrote:
> I have clients who run online Casinos. So spewing lots of reliable garbage
> is a good thing. That's why they chose Fortuna. Bad random data input is
> not a factor as long as there is enough trustwothy random data coming in.

I don't think the Casino operators will be very happy when their supposed
hardware RNGs degenerate into software RNGs because it's feeding all zeros
into /dev/random and nobody noticed...
Visit Openswan at
Email: Herbert Xu ~{PmV>HI~} <>
Home Page:
PGP Key:
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-04-06 13:31    [W:0.132 / U:7.972 seconds]
©2003-2018 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site