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SubjectRe: [PATCH] (0/4) Entropy accounting fixes
On Sun, Aug 18, 2002 at 09:31:41AM +0200, Bernd Eckenfels wrote:

> dean gaudet <dean-list-linux-kernel@arctic.org> wrote:
> > many southbridges come with audio these days ... isn't it possible to get
> > randomness off the adc even without anything connected to it?
>
> they also come with RNGs.

I know of one soundcard RND that is simply implemented as a small
mask programmed ROM full of random numbers. That's good enough for
audio purposes but doesn't even qualify for /dev/urandom's use ...

Ralf
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