Re: [Fwd: Re: FreeBSD Security Advisory FreeBSD-SA-03:12.openssh]
From: Michael Sierchio (kudzu_at_tenebras.com)
Date: Fri, 19 Sep 2003 13:58:12 -0700 To: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bruce M Simpson wrote:
>>Question, since I haven't looked at the code -- does it honor the
>>/dev/crypto interface? Since, if a HW RBG is included in a crypto
>>device, it should be used to help stir the pot.
> Stacy Millions had a driver in the works to support the Intel i8xx FWH
> HW RNG. As far as I know it hasn't been committed, I'd certainly like
> to see this code updated.
Good. On linux, where /dev/random comes from, there is no (or was no)
rndcontrol. The standard sources of entropy were keyboard and mouse.
Very funny for a rackmount server, you can run out of random bits in
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