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    SubjectRe: Are linux network drivers really affected by this?
    >>>>> "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.

    ac> The -ac tree should have the problem fixed for all the drivers
    ac> I know have the problem or may do.



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