Subject: Re: Kernel random number generator
To: David Brownlee <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/30/1997 21:52:00
David Brownlee writes:
> 	The openbsd people have done some interesting things with putting
> 	random number generators into the kernel - using the
> 	unpredicability of kernbel events to provide a 'pool' of
> 	randomness.

Actually, that work comes from Ted Tso's work for Linux. We've been
examining it for a while and something will likely go in well before