Re: [PATCH] drivers/net: remove network drivers' last few uses ofIRQF_SAMPLE_RANDOM

From: Alan Cox
Date: Fri May 16 2008 - 14:23:22 EST

> So what is one to do if a few applications want to read from /dev/random
> but you have no excellent source of entropy on the system? Wait
> forever?


If they don't need that level of security they can use /dev/urandom.
Piping network randomness into /dev/urandom is probably quite sensible
but not into /dev/random.

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