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Re: regarding the changes to kernel entropy gathering
On Mon, Apr 05, 2021 at 01:16:56AM +0000, RVP wrote:
> Hmm. I have to say, that now I find myself not disagreeing with Greg's
> point of view: Maybe NetBSD's default is too strict and a knob like
> kern.entropy.use_pooh_poohed_sources=1 would not be a bad thing for
> some users--with all appropriate sysinst warnings of course.
If I understood it properly, there's no need for such a knob.
echo 0123456789abcdef0123456789abcdef > /dev/random
will get you back to the state we had in netbsd-9, with (pseudo-)randomness
collected from devices.
Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost>
NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference
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