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SubjectRe: [PATCH] let Net Devices feed Entropy, updated (1/2)
On Sat, 18 Aug 2001, Oliver Xymoron wrote:
> On 18 Aug 2001, Robert Love wrote:
>
> > obviously some people fear NICs feeding entropy provides a hazard. for
> > those who dont, or are increadibly low on entropy, enable the
> > configuration option.
>
> Why don't those who aren't worried about whether they _really_ have
> enough entropy simply use /dev/urandom?

So how are you going to feed /dev/urandom on your firewall ??
(which has no keyboard, program or disk activity)

Network entropy is probably better than no entropy for many
applications.

Rik
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