[Beowulf] Random numbers (was Re: /dev/random entropy on stateless/headless nodes)
john.hearns at mclaren.com
Wed Mar 2 04:44:43 EST 2011
Talking about seeding random numbers from dates and network interfaces,
I happen to be looking at the Intel igb driver for a completely separate
One of the parameters in the igb kernel module is:
parm: entropy:Allow igb to populate the /dev/random entropy
I guess this isn't news to most people.
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