On Thu, 26 Oct 2000, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> I don't really care that much how good my random bits are right after
> boot, but I do care about my machine coming up quickly.
I don't know about that, look at your boot logs:
Oct 26 17:32:19 catalyst /boot/kernel/kernel: Copyright (c) 1992-2000 The FreeBSD
Oct 26 17:32:19 catalyst /boot/kernel/kernel: Copyright (c) 1979, 1980, 1983, 1986,
1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994
Oct 26 17:32:23 catalyst sshd: Generating 768 bit RSA key.
Oct 26 17:32:23 catalyst sshd: RSA key generation complete.
Those times aren't correct I'm sure, but if I can't get enough entropy for
a 768 bit key _very soon_ after boot, we could have a problem.
Somehow, I think everyone should care about that.
> Add a /etc/rc.conf knob which says
Why not be secure by default and have
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