Re: [PATCH] (0/4) Entropy accounting fixes

From: Oliver Xymoron (
Date: Sat Aug 17 2002 - 23:44:27 EST

On Sat, Aug 17, 2002 at 09:06:08PM -0700, dean gaudet wrote:
> On 17 Aug 2002, Robert Love wrote:
> > [1] this is why I wrote my netdev-random patches. some machines just
> > have to take the entropy from the network card... there is nothing
> > else.
> many southbridges come with audio these days ... isn't it possible to get
> randomness off the adc even without anything connected to it?

Many southbridges (like Intel 8x0) come with a real RNG.

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