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SubjectRe: [PATCH] let Net Devices feed Entropy, updated (1/2)
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On Wed, Aug 22, 2001 at 02:26:36AM -0400, Robert Love wrote:
>
> The solution to this is easy: get something to generate entropy (like my
> netdev patch! :) and save/restore the entropy seed.

Agreed, I don't think the netdev patch is a bad idea, and it's
helpful in the case I described. I was just getting worried
about the assertions (from various directions) that /dev/random
and /dev/urandom are practically indistinguishable unless you
can break SHA-1. There's enough confusion out there as it is :-).

miket
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