excessive usage of /dev/random?
Robert J. Hansen
rjh at sixdemonbag.org
Fri May 1 20:40:32 CEST 2015
> I'd suggest looking into Yarrow or Fortuna, which are CSPRNG
> algorithms intended to be suitable for generating crypto keys.
Yarrow's troublesome to implement, in that it requires accurate
estimates of available entropy pools and how they refresh. Fortuna has
a simpler design. The Yarrow authors recommend using Fortuna, and one
of them has declared Yarrow will no longer receive support or updates.
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