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SubjectRe: CONFIG_RANDOM (compromise?)
On Fri, 24 May 1996, Martin.Dalecki wrote:
> On Fri, 24 May 1996, Herbert Rosmanith wrote:
> > > There's also an argument that the random number generator causes
> > > unnecessary overhead for people who never use it, and should therefore
> > > be made an option. However, I have not yet seen anyone post
> > > benchmarks or any other form of statistic which might demonstrate that
> > > such overhead exists.
> >
> > all right then. I really have no need for /dev/random. Anyone else ?
> >
> Personaly I have no need for it too.
>
If we go on dropping off useless stuff there are a _lot_ of candidates
from me...
- dec alpha stuff
- mips stuff
- amiga stuff
- ide disks
- all cdroms exept scsi
- ftape
I DONT NEED THEM so ergo they are useless. :)

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