[kwlug-disc] Hardware Random Number Generators

L.D. Paniak ldpaniak at fourpisolutions.com
Fri Feb 10 20:49:23 EST 2012

My favourite RNG is an md5 calculator on a large file with a known-bad
stick of RAM in the system.  It works best if the bad bit(s) are not
completely dead but come and go.

ECC hardware need not apply...

I like the webcam approach.  You can probably do something similar with
an analog TV tuner on an empty channel (aren't they all now?).  

On Fri, 2012-02-10 at 13:07 -0500, Adam Glauser wrote:
> You can build[1] a hardware random number generator using an old webcam.
> [1] http://www.lavarnd.org/what/process.html
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