Mark Murray markm at FreeBSD.ORG
Wed Apr 14 00:15:24 PDT 2004

Brooks Davis writes:
> > Sounds like a tunable is called for that can be turned on in that
> > environment, and possible a console warning if the system is stalled >1
> > second during boot waiting on entropy...
> I like the idea of a console warning on blocked reads of /dev/random.

So do I. I've added it to my TODO.

> One issue we hit recently is that we don't enable any of the harvesters
> until initrandom is run.  We may want to enable them by default and have
> initrandom disable them based on rc.conf settings rather then the other
> way around.

I also like this idea. Also added to TODO.

Mark Murray
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