In message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, Vadim Belman writes:
>On Mon, Jul 17, 2000 at 04:14:50PM +0200, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
>> >> NTP is the perfect way to gather entropy at bootup!
>> >
>> >        Only if in reach of an NTP server ?
>> Obviously :-)
>       And what if no network at all?

Your need for random bits are quite a bit less urgent in that case.

Remember: This is not about getting industry strength unbeatable
crypto.  If you want that, you buy a hardware solution.

This is about making a FreeBSD machine as good as we can in the
standard case.

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