Subject: /dev/random
To: None <>
From: Chris Jones <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/26/1999 11:02:11
So, what's the current status of /dev/random?  I know that the kernel
config files claim it's still experimental; why is this?  Does it
appear to work, but it hasn't been verified by a statistician?  Does
it work, but produce insufficiently random numbers?  Does it crash the

Thanks in advance for any info.


Chris Jones                                
           Mad scientist at large          
"Is this going to be a stand-up programming session, sir, or another bug hunt?"