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    SubjectRe: Intel 810 Random Number Generator
    David Whysong wrote:
    > Taking the least significant bits of a fast timer between keypresses is a
    > very good way of generating entropy. I'd trust it more than some unknown
    > hardware generator. The same is true of network packets.

    Unfortunately none of the non-RNG sources are very fast. Try to
    generate a 4096-bit key in GPG with and without an RNG...

    Jeff




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