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Re: getrandom and getentropy
riastradh%NetBSD.org@localhost (Taylor R Campbell) writes:
>(Obviously, it is possible to run a kernel with an /etc/rc script that
>skips loading the seed from disk altogether; I'm not considering weird
>customized installations like that. System engineers who futz with
>this are responsible for getting the details right.)
Like installing a system from read-only media or a system that crashed
and starts again with the same seed.
I'm wondering, how you can trust a god-sent file from persistent storage
but not an unspecified random process?
Michael van Elst
"A potential Snark may lurk in every tree."
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