Re: [uml-devel] [PATCH 3/9] UML - "Hardware" random number generator
From: Chris Friesen
Date: Fri Mar 11 2005 - 15:25:11 EST
Jeff Dike wrote:
I'm just thinking about those UML hosting farms, with several UML
instances per machine, on machines which haven't got a keyboard
attached constantly feeding entropy into the pool.
That's when you set the network links to feed entropy. It may not be
very good entropy, but it's probably better than nothing (especially in
a UML virtual-system instance, where the real NIC is handling traffic
for all hosted systems).
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