[talk] FreeBSD 10.2-stable "random device not loaded"

Jim B. jpb at jimby.name
Fri Dec 11 21:58:22 EST 2015

* George Rosamond <george at ceetonetechnology.com> [2015-12-11 18:11]:
> Just updated a box to #r292122 with GENERIC, found this wildly
> confidence-building note in the dmesg:
>   random device not loaded; using insecure entropy
> Two lines later in the dmesg it does say:
>   random: <Software, Yarrow> initialized
> I don't see anything online recently about this... except for one
> unanswered post on freebsd-questions@ in late October.
> Thought I'd post here before I dug further...
> g

John Mark-Gurney may known a something about it.  He's pretty 
up to date on the crypto stuff.

My 0.02,
Jim B.,

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