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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] (0/4) Entropy accounting fixes
    At 11:30 AM +0100 8/18/02, Alan Cox wrote:
    >Its probably true there are low bits of randomness available from such
    >sources providing we know the machine has a tsc, unless the I/O APIC is
    >clocked at a divider of the processor clock in which case our current
    >behaviour is probably much saner.

    The clock spec for the APIC bus makes it very convenient to clock it
    at 16.66_ MHz, 1/2 (or some other submultiple) of the PCI clock,
    which of course would be highly correlated with the low bits of TSC.
    --
    /Jonathan Lundell.
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