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Re: cprng_fast implementation benchmarks
On Wed, Apr 23, 2014 at 02:21:31PM +0000, Paul_Koning%Dell.com@localhost wrote:
> I?ve been watching this long stream of messages flying by, and I?m a bit
> concerned about the approach.
> As I understand it, there is a strong RNG, based on RC4 (?ARC4?) in the
> kernel today.
No. There is a "strong" RNG, based on the NIST SP800-90 CTR_DRBG with AES128
as the block transform.
There is also a "fast" RNG, based on RC4.
We are discussing the replacement of the "fast" RNG.
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