Subject: feeding rnd entropy
To: Peter Hendrickson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Daniel Carosone <email@example.com>
Date: 08/23/2003 09:41:56
On Fri, Aug 22, 2003 at 08:15:27PM -0000, Peter Hendrickson wrote:
> Daniel Carosone wrote:
> >On Wed, Aug 20, 2003 at 09:23:43PM -0000, Peter Hendrickson wrote:
> >> I have some code which implements an entropy monitoring daemon. When
> >> your entropy pool runs low, it frobs the disk until the level is
> >> restored: http://www.wiredyne.com/software/bitstir.html
> > Without actually having looked at it yet, this is useful.
> Just to plug the product a little, I've been running it for some time
> and it's worked fairly well. It's smart about stopping as soon as the
> entropy pool is restored. I find it runs maybe a couple of times a
> day for less than a minute each time.
> It's still a little raw, but if there's sufficient interest I'll
> polish it up and make a package out of it.