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Re: DakaRand
From: Ben Laurie <ben () links org>
Date: Sun, 19 Aug 2012 23:03:19 +0100

On Sun, Aug 19, 2012 at 9:28 PM, Dan Kaminsky <dan () doxpara com> wrote:

On Sun, Aug 19, 2012 at 10:13 AM, Ben Laurie <ben () links org> wrote:

On Sun, Aug 19, 2012 at 5:42 PM, Dan Kaminsky <dan () doxpara com> wrote:
entropy gathering has gotten *worse* (via abandonment of interrupts),
not
better.

Entropy gathering in _one particular OS_. Credit where its due, please.


My understanding is that bad keys were detected on more than just Linux,
which implies starvation on everything on everything not out of Redmond.

What interesting approaches are you aware of that deserve credit?  Not a
rhetorical question, I'm genuinely curious.

I was referring to the abandonment of interrupts in Linux. You think
that other OSes have got worse at entropy gathering? And when did
"more than Linux" start implying "not Windows"?

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