getting garbage faster using FreeBSD?

Doug Barton dougb at
Fri Feb 23 20:46:23 UTC 2007

Charles Shannon Hendrix wrote:

> Sometimes I'll get good speed for awhile (seconds), and then it starts
> slowing down or stopping.
> /dev/random halts on me all the time.
> FreeBSD 6.1 on SPARC64

First, usual advice of upgrading to the latest -stable, second, what
are the values of:

sysctl kern.random




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