"Andrey A. Chernov" writes: > > If I understand correctly, this still doesn't solve the problem, > > because any PRNG sequence that hits the "magic" value will still get > > stuck there forever. > > It was true for the first patch I post which just move problem to another= > > place (this is commonly spreaded method for this PRNG). > > It is false for the last patch I post which not stuck with any given seed.

How do you _know_ that your newly chosen magic number isn't going to cause some kind of recurring (and too-short) sequence of numbers? Will it recur after 5 iterations? 100? 1000? 1000000? M -- Mark Murray iumop ap!sdn w,I idlaH To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message