MAC address as random input?
Posted Jul 23, 2012 19:14 UTC (Mon) by BenHutchings
In reply to: MAC address as random input?
Parent article: Random numbers for embedded devices
By default, the local part of the IPv6 address is the MAC address with 16 constant bits in the middle. There is an option to use 'privacy extensions' which means the local part is randomised (sysctl net.ipv6.conf.all.use_tempaddr; Documentation/networking/ip-sysctl.txt).
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