[Cryptography] The Crypto Pi

Ralf Senderek crypto at senderek.ie
Sun Jan 25 12:46:47 EST 2015

On Sun, 25 Jan 2015 17:41:35 Ben Laurie wrote:

> My point is I don't believe that entropy_avail really represents a
> useful measurement.

Okay, is there an alternative?
If entropy_avail is misleading, we're shooting in the dark while trying to
find out how much entropy is in a chunk of bytes read from /dev/random.

> We did some experiments a while back which suggest that you can get
> sufficient entropy during startup by measuring device attach times.

Are there any pointers to these experiments? Sounds as if that could
help the beagle bone quite a bit.


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