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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] API for true Random Number Generators to add entropy (2.6.11)
    On Fri, Mar 25, 2005 at 09:59:18AM +0300, Evgeniy Polyakov wrote:
    > It is not only about userspace/kernelspace system calls and data
    > copying,
    > but about whole revalidation process, which can and is quite expensive,
    > due to system calls, copying and validating itself,

    What I meant is if you don't need the revalidation then don't do it.
    That's the advantage of having it in user-space, *you* get to decide,
    not us.

    > And what about initial bootup? When system needs to create randoom
    > IP/dhcp/any ids? What about small router?

    Let's not reinvent the wheel, this is exactly what initramfs is for.
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