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SubjectRe: /dev/random in 2.4.6
On 16 Aug 2001 13:11:12 -0600, Andreas Dilger wrote:
> That said, there are still cases where network traffic _has_ to be enough
> for /dev/random, given that some firewalls (e.g. LRP) can run from only
> ramdisk, so have no other source of entropy than the network traffic.

I put together a patch that addresses this, it allows the user to
configure whether or not network devices contribute to the entropy pool.
more information can be found
Robert M. Love
rml at
rml at

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