Subject: Re: CVS commit: syssrc/sys/dev/ic
To: Ben Harris <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Michael Graff <email@example.com>
Date: 11/08/2001 13:38:47
Ben Harris <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> [ moving to tech-kern ]
> On 7 Nov 2001, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> > Ben Harris <email@example.com> writes:
> > > Modified Files:
> > > syssrc/sys/dev/ic: seeq8005.c seeq8005var.h
> > >
> > > Log Message:
> > > Add support for feeding entropy to rnd(4).
> > 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 have a private wire (where only NFS and other communication I
control occurs) and I want to use it for entropy.
Please don't remove functionality that is useful, but instead label it