Subject: Re: replace kernel random number function
To: None <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/22/2000 17:13:03
On Sat, 21 Oct 2000, Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino wrote:
> 	i plan to replace kernel random(9) with libc random(3) code,
> 	or arc4random.  any comments?
> 	current random(9) is too weak, and allows security threat like we saw
> 	with TCP ISS guessing.   libc random(3) code looks enough strong for
> 	polinomial random number generator.

Will that give us random(3) -> random(2)?

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>