2.6.18 + patches

Robert Connolly robert at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed Sep 20 19:59:22 PDT 2006


This patch increases the random pool size for /dev/random, so programs which 
use /dev/random don't stall so long when trying to get random data. It also 
makes /dev/urandom more secure because it's less likely urandom will run out 
of real entropy to seed with.

robert

On Wednesday 20 September 2006 22:28, Kevin Day wrote:
>   - Also, is my description correct? I'd like to know if I've
> misinterpreted something..
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