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SubjectRe: Linux messages full of `random: get_random_u32 called from`
On Sun 2018-04-29 10:05:41, Sultan Alsawaf wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 29, 2018 at 04:32:05PM +0200, Pavel Machek wrote:
> > Hi!
> >
> > > This is why ultimately, we do need to attack this problem from both
> > > ends, which means teaching userspace programs to only request
> > > cryptographic-grade randomness when it is really needed --- and most
> > > of the time, if the user has not logged in yet, you probably don't
> > > need cryptographic-grade randomness....
> >
> > IOW moving them from /dev/random to /dev/urandom?
>
> /dev/urandom isn't cryptographically secure, so that's not an
> option.

Umm. No. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xneBjc8z0DE


Pavel

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