Bug#448775: Uses too much entropy (Debian Bug #343085)
simon at josefsson.org
Tue Jan 8 11:03:21 CET 2008
Werner Koch <wk at gnupg.org> writes:
> On Sat, 5 Jan 2008 14:17, guus at debian.org said:
>> "gnutls-serv" reads 3000 times 120 bytes from /dev/urandom, yes, 360 kilobytes!
> gcry_control (GCRYCTL_DUMP_RANDOM_STATS);
> to get statistics about libgcrypt's RNG.
How should I interpret the following output?
random usage: poolsize=600 mixed=621 polls=3000/117 added=3588/370308
outmix=3 getlvl1=3/136 getlvl2=0/0
This is from a typical usage of gnutls-cli against a SMTP server
negotiating STARTTLS and then shutting down the connection.
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