[onerng talk] Ubuntu's Pollinate: Distributing Entropy to VMs

Jeroen Massar jeroen at massar.ch
Mon Mar 2 07:09:47 GMT 2015

On 2015-03-02 00:08, Paul Warren wrote:
> http://bazaar.launchpad.net/~kirkland/pollen/trunk/view/head:/README
> Looks interesting, haven't gone deep into it, but I know it was
> something Jim was looking for!

Hmm, that could be useful for distributing randomness to other boxes,
but on the same box, one can use virtio_rng, at least for KVMs.

I think though, especially with VMs it is likely better to just stuff a
OneRNG in each physical box. Solves any kind of latency/over-use etc too.


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