Re: a small C program to test xdm's /dev/mem reading on your architecture
On Mon, Aug 26, 2002 at 02:43:09PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> xdm doesn't read the same amount of data when it's reading from a
> (presumably) entropic device node.
I didn't assume that.
> It reads eight size_t's. Surely that is not excessive.
It's eight size_t's good entropy wasted for no important use still. In some
environments, good entropy is really hard to get at.
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