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Re: /dev/random for FreeBSD [was: Re: /dev/random for Linux]

Mark Murray writes:
>Can they predict thermal noise in a cheap transistor? ]:->

As Perry pointed out in the last round on hardware noise generators, they
may not be able to predict it, but they *may* be able to generate a field
which will *influence* it.

It's difficult to know for sure if your noise source is really random,
and to what degree.