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SubjectRe: /dev/random in 2.4.6
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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
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Robert M. Love
rml at ufl.edu
rml at tech9.net

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