Subject: Re: rnd device
To: Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason R Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 07/27/2000 20:01:41
On Fri, Jul 28, 2000 at 11:26:03AM +0900, Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino wrote:
> rnd device is now almost mandatory, as we use ssh/openssh heavily
> and openssh does not work without /dev/urandom.
> GENERIC kernel for the following platform do not have rnd device
> in the kernel config file:
> bebox mvme68k newsmips sparc64
> my question is:
> - are there any specific reason for them to disable it?
> - does it make sense to add rnd device to them?
We should make it mandatory for NetBSD 1.5. I.e. not possible to
disable it in the kernel config file.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>