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    SubjectRe: Problem with random.c and PPC
    On Fri, 16 Aug 2002, henrique wrote:

    >What would you do in my situation. I am dealing with the Motorola MPC860T and
    >my system has no disk (I use a flash), no mouse, no keyboard, no PCI bus. It
    >has just a fast-ethernet, a console port and some serial ports.
    >After reading the discussion on the lkml I realize that the only places I can
    >get randomness in my system is in the serial.c (that controls the serial
    >ports) and arch/ppc/8xx_io/fec.c (fast eth driver) interrupts.

    Is there another way -- add a 'noise' device by connecting a PIO pin or
    similar to suitable hardware? It shouldn't bee too hard to do as a one-off.
    For example:

    [noise-diode]--[amplifier]--[schmidt-trigger-inverter]---[PIO INT pin]


    Ruth Ivimey-Cook
    Software engineer and technical writer.

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