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SubjectRe: [PATCH] API for true Random Number Generators to add entropy (2.6.11)
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On Tue, 2005-03-29 at 21:39 +1000, Herbert Xu wrote:
> 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.

I cant, noone writes 55mbit into it, but HW RNG drivers could. :)

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Evgeniy Polyakov

Crash is better than data corruption -- Arthur Grabowski
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