Re: Problem with random.c and PPC

From: Jon Burgess (
Date: Fri Aug 16 2002 - 05:00:00 EST

>BTW, does anyone know where I can found the patch to get randomness from the
>network cards interrupt ?

Add the flag SA_SAMPLE_RANDOM into the request_irq() flags in the driver for
whichever interrupt source you want to use
e.g. from drivers/net/3c523.c

     ret = request_irq(dev->irq, &elmc_interrupt, SA_SHIRQ | SA_SAMPLE_RANDOM,
                 dev->name, dev);


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