[Mono-list] System.Security.Cryptography

Mark Benedetto King bking@answerfriend.com
Mon, 11 Feb 2002 12:25:05 -0500

On Sun, Feb 10, 2002 at 02:58:17PM -0500, Mark Crichton wrote:
> This leaves out the rest of the Unicies (HPUX being the most notable).
> So, anyone here an expert in one of those other OSes care to enlighten
> me if there is a good way to get good crypt-quality random numbers, 
> force people to run ESD, or somehow disable the crypto classes that
> need a good RNG to be secure (for example, DSA).
> Thanks,
> Mark Crichton

OpenSSH gathers entropy from all sorts of interesting places in
order to seed its PRNG.  You might want to check out their strategy.