Poettering: The Biggest Myths
Posted Jan 29, 2013 22:14 UTC (Tue) by rgmoore
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An amusing theory with just one small problem: LWN uses https by default. That means they consume a lot of entropy every time somebody connects to read the latest flames. All the SSL connections from a massive systemd flamewar will actually deplete their entropy pool far faster than the posts will refresh it. Not to mention the absolute foolishness of depending on user-provided information to replenish the entropy pool in the first place...
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