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SubjectRe: Are linux network drivers really affected by this?
On 10 January 2003 13:12, wrote:
> >>>>> "ac" == Alan Cox <> writes:
> ac> Most of them will pad with zero. We have a couple of
> drivers ac> that already pad with something along the lines of
> "NetBSD is ac> a cool OS too.."
> Let's talk about subliminal messages, then. :)
> How sensible would it be to have a runtime or compile time option
> for choosing between zero padding and random values padding? I
> think the variable length of the padding could cause some
> performance problems, but I'm no kernel hacker nor cryptography
> expert.

Too much work for zero gain
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