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Date: Mon, 20 Aug 2012 16:47:32 +0100
From: Giles Coochey <giles@...chey.net>
To: full-disclosure@...ts.grok.org.uk
Subject: Re: DakaRand

On 20/08/2012 16:32, Dan Kaminsky wrote:
>
>
> On Mon, Aug 20, 2012 at 8:29 AM, Paul Schmehl 
> <pschmehl_lists@...rr.com <mailto:pschmehl_lists@...rr.com>> wrote:
>
>     --On August 20, 2012 2:22:28 AM -0700 Dan Kaminsky
>     <dan@...para.com <mailto:dan@...para.com>> wrote:
>
>
>         May I ask what FreeBSD's entropy sources are?
>
>
>     I'm surprised you don't already know.  From device noise.
>
>
> Which class?  There are many sorts of said noise (most of which I 
> believe actually work).
>
>
Not in answer to your questions, and not specific to FreeBSD, but the 
following book "Silence on the Wire" provides a good discussion in the 
weaknesses of systems lacking in entropy.

http://lcamtuf.coredump.cx/silence.shtml#/


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