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Re: entropy



On Thu, 2010-01-07 at 18:40 +0100, Roberto Ragusa wrote:
> Luca wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >  if I simply write to /dev/random, will that increase the entropy of my
> > system? (I'm assuming that the data I'm writing are random and that
> > somehow I got them).
> 
> Wikipedia says so.

But random(4) does not. Is there some other authoritative source for
this?

poc


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