On Mon, 17 Jul 2000, Steve O'Hara-Smith wrote:

>On 17-Jul-00 Leif Neland wrote:
>> If you can't reach a NTP server, you are not connected to the internet. In
>> that case you don't need to worry so much about security...
>        Not clear. I might not be connected at boot time but could well become
>connected later.

[Why do so few people manage the RFC compliant space in their .sig?
i.e. "-- "]

But by then you've already booted and other events have generated some
entropy for the random device.  You no longer need seeding.

Brandon D. Valentine
bandix at looksharp.net  |  bandix at structbio.vanderbilt.edu
"Truth suffers from too much analysis." -- Ancient Fremen Saying

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