Subject: Re: kern/31304: sk and rtk don't contribute to random pool [patch included]
To: Rui Paulo <>
From: Rhialto <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 09/13/2005 14:39:48
Rui Paulo wrote:
> I think the patch looks good, but you should prefix variables in the
> 'sc' struct with 'sc' as it's already done, i.e. sc_rnd_source.

I can do that of course. It just was this way because in other
interfaces it was that way.

Note that in one of the diffs, one such prefix is edited because in the
incomplete existing code, it must have been pasted in a similar way.

On Mon 12 Sep 2005 at 22:05:16 +0100, Rui Paulo wrote:
> BTW, are you aware that we currently don't collect random data from
> network interfaces ?

By default, yes. But I usually turn it on when I remember it - on my
externally reachable server I get enough portscans and other incoming
traffic from many different sources that it seems useful.

> 		-- Rui Paulo

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