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SubjectRe: [PATCH] API for true Random Number Generators to add entropy (2.6.11)
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On Tue, Mar 29, 2005 at 03:42:05PM +0400, Evgeniy Polyakov wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-03-29 at 20:46 +1000, Herbert Xu wrote:

> > Well if you can demonstrate that you're getting a higher rate of
> > throughput from your RNG by doing this in kernel space vs. doing
> > it in user space please let me know.
>
> While raw bits reading from hw_random on the fastest
> VIA boards can exceed 55mbits per second
> [above quite was taken from VIA C3 Nehemiah analysis],
> it is not evaluated in rngd and is not written
> back to the /dev/random.

Well when you get 55mb/s from /dev/random please get back to me.
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