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Re: DakaRand
From: Giles Coochey <giles () coochey net>
Date: Mon, 20 Aug 2012 16:47:32 +0100

On 20/08/2012 16:32, Dan Kaminsky wrote:

On Mon, Aug 20, 2012 at 8:29 AM, Paul Schmehl <pschmehl_lists () tx rr com <mailto:pschmehl_lists () tx rr com>> wrote:

    --On August 20, 2012 2:22:28 AM -0700 Dan Kaminsky
    <dan () doxpara com <mailto:dan () doxpara com>> wrote:

        May I ask what FreeBSD's entropy sources are?

    I'm surprised you don't already know.  From device noise.

Which class? There are many sorts of said noise (most of which I believe actually work).

Not in answer to your questions, and not specific to FreeBSD, but the following book "Silence on the Wire" provides a good discussion in the weaknesses of systems lacking in entropy.


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