Subject: Re: use of rnd(4) from within the kernel
To: Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-net
Date: 10/07/2000 11:50:58
On Thu, Oct 05, 2000 at 11:42:43AM +0900, Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino wrote:

 > 	tcp_new_iss() does not check the return value from rnd_extract_data(),
 > 	and assumes that we can get enough randomness from the function.
 > 	is it a safe thing to do?  if so, i'm happy.

"ANY" will return the requested number of bytes of data.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>