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

John Baldwin jhb at freebsd.org
Wed Dec 16 18:42:21 EST 2015

On Friday, December 11, 2015 06:10:52 PM George Rosamond wrote:
> 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...

Humm, any luck on more info?  I haven't seen that on HEAD, and GENERIC
on stable/10 includes device random so that seems odd.

John Baldwin

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