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[liberationtech] Random number generator failure in Rasperri Pis?

Sandy Harris sandyinchina at gmail.com
Fri Jul 19 15:50:35 PDT 2013


KheOps <kheops at ceops.eu> wrote:

> Just came accross this article, apparently showing the bad quality of
> the hardware RNG in Raspberri Pi devices.
>
> http://scruss.com/blog/2013/06/07/well-that-was-unexpected-the-raspberry-pis-hardware-random-number-generator/

I agree with other posters; you are misreading an article that
says the hardware generator on the Pi seems OK.

I have implemented something that can provide an alternative
or a supplement if necessary, Documentation describes some
other choices as well:

ftp://ftp.cs.sjtu.edu.cn:990/sandy/maxwell/



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