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SubjectRe: [PATCH] API for true Random Number Generators to add entropy (2.6.11)
Hello!

> We trust hardware, anyway. Like your disk *could* accidentaly turn on
> setuid bit on /bin/bash, and we do not insist on userspace
> disk-validator.

But there is a very important difference: the most likely (both in theory
and practice) failure of a disk is clearly visible, while failures of HW RNG's
are likely to be silent (the data are just less random than they should be).

Have a nice fortnight
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Martin `MJ' Mares <mj@ucw.cz> http://atrey.karlin.mff.cuni.cz/~mj/
Faculty of Math and Physics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Rep., Earth
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