On Tue, 18 Jul 2000, Dan Moschuk wrote:

> | Gotcha - fix coming; I need to stash some randomness at shutdown time, and
> | use that to reseed the RNG at reboot time.
> What about saving the state of the RNG and re-reading it on bootup?  That
> will allow Yarrow to continue right where it left off. :-)

That's a bad thing. You don't want someone to be able to examine the exact
PRNG state at next boot by looking at your hard disk after the machine has
shut down.


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