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SubjectRe: [PATCH 7/14] random: Remove SA_SAMPLE_RANDOM from network drivers
> > Remove SA_SAMPLE_RANDOM from network drivers
> > /dev/random wants entropy sources to be both unpredictable and
> > unobservable. Network devices are neither as they may be directly
> > observed and controlled by an attacker. Thus SA_SAMPLE_RANDOM is not
> > appropriate.
> Besides the other issues discussed, what you are doing is
> essentially making a headless machine with a quiet disk have
> next to zero entropy available.

Consider adding a cheap soundcard to the system and run
'audio-entropyd': www.vanheusden.com/aed


Folkert van Heusden

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