Re: Instantiating my own random number generator
From: Hagen Paul Pfeifer
Date: Wed Oct 12 2005 - 04:05:27 EST
On 05.10.11 Roberto Jung Drebes pressed the following keys:
>Is there a way I can set this number generator my own seed value, so
>that I can replay experiments I perform with my module? If I set a
>seed for the whole system, it would affect other kernel tasks
>obtaining random numbers through get_random_bytes(), so I guess that
>is not a good solution.
No, there insn't a direct alternative. get_random_bytes() should be
good enough - do you realize a weak spot?
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