Subject: Re: CVS commit: syssrc/sys/dev/ic
To: Ben Harris <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 11/08/2001 08:54:03
Ben Harris <> writes:
> > Isn't this an ethernet controller? It is VERY VERY dangerous to get
> > entropy from network devices.
> In that case, RND_TYPE_NET shouldn't exist, rnd(9) should document
> this fact and the following drivers (which use it) should be fixed:

I've always been uncomfortable with using the network controllers for
entropy and I've said so a lot.

Perry E. Metzger
NetBSD Development, Support & CDs.