On Mon, Feb 12, 2001 at 01:57:49PM +0700, John Indra wrote:
> BTW, today I saw post from John Baldwin to remove device random from the
> kernel config. Then, other post replied that this is a good thing, mpg123
> playing went a lot better for him, well at least, that's what he said.
> If this is so, then why is there a device random line in GENERIC kernel?
> Do we really need device random?
Only if you use things like SSH, SSL, or other cryptographic
Mark committed patches last night which reduce the impact the random
device has on the system, and it will probably get better over time
with other commits.