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Appropriate sources of entropy

Appropriate sources of entropy

Posted May 22, 2008 15:19 UTC (Thu) by cpeterso (guest, #305)
In reply to: Appropriate sources of entropy by ikm
Parent article: Appropriate sources of entropy

Linux's RNG does have code (a flag called dont_count_entropy) to mix new entropy data into the entropy pool without increasing the entropy credits (i.e. /dev/urandom data would be more random but blocked /dev/random readers would not be woken up). But no code actually seems to take advantage of it.


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