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SubjectRe: [PATCH] API for true Random Number Generators to add entropy (2.6.11)
Hi!


> > > > 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. :)

Exactly, on via machines, it might be good idea to hook /dev/random
directly to hardware random generator... that should give you
55mbit/sec.
Pavel
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