Subject: Re: add rnd(4) to install floppy
To: Perry E. Metzger <>
From: Daniel Carosone <>
List: tech-security
Date: 09/06/2003 12:12:16
On Fri, Sep 05, 2003 at 06:35:21PM -0400, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> I think it is reasonable to require that we have the rnd device around
> for install and for most other purposes. There are just too many ways
> that we are starting to need it all around the system. I'd suggest
> that we let itojun add the device to all the kernels that don't
> currently have it.

I agree.

The space-on-install-media problem is (eventually) going to have
to be solved some other way.