On Thu, Sep 13, 2007 at 04:56:26PM +0200, Per olof Ljungmark wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Could someone on the list point me to a document that explains the 
> functionality of /dev/random in FreeBSD in a little more depth than the man 
> page? In other OS's I've looked at random and urandom are different, here 
> it's a symlink (talking about RELENG-6 onwards).
 
FreeBSD uses the yarrow algorithm, as mentioned in random(4). See 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yarrow_algorithm
http://www.schneier.com/yarrow.html

Roland
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