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Bug#736126: Please install haveged on physical machines

Control: severity -1 wishlist
Control: retitle -1 Please install haveged on physical machines
COntrol: tag -1 + moreinfo


On Mon, Jan 20, 2014 at 05:37:32PM +0100, Sven Hartge wrote:
> On 20.01.2014 10:22, Jérémy Bobbio wrote:
> > Jeffrey Walton:
> >> It would probably be very beneficial to install an entropy gatherer by
> >> default.
> > 
> > I am unconvinced that haveged is the answer here, but reassigning to the
> > proper package.

Retitling and reducing severity.

Do we have a reasonablish way of telling whether a system is “real”
hardware or a virtual machine, and choose whether to install haveged or not

Is it a thing we want to do?



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