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Re: [PATCH] OpenBSD Networking-related randomization port

To: Lorenzo Hernández García-Hierro <lorenzo@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] OpenBSD Networking-related randomization port
From: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2005 12:45:17 -0800
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On Fri, 28 Jan 2005 21:34:52 +0100
Lorenzo Hernández García-Hierro <lorenzo@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> Attached the new patch following Arjan's recommendations.

No SMP protection on the SBOX, better look into that.
The locking you'll likely need to add will make this
routine serialize many networking operations which is
one thing we've been trying to avoid.


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