[ovs-dev] [PATCH 3/3] random: Get random seed from /dev/urandom.

Stephen Hemminger shemminger at vyatta.com
Thu Aug 12 18:18:58 UTC 2010


On Thu, 12 Aug 2010 11:12:21 -0700
Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com> wrote:

> Even though this PRNG is not meant to be cryptographically secure, there is
> no reason not to get a high-quality seed.
> 
> CC: Stephen Hemminger <shemminger at vyatta.com>


P.s: this is what the linux kernel uses a Tausworthe PRNG for
this. Its overkill, but I was worried about good distribution for
emulation with netem.








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