Subject: Re: port-i386/13867: pchb RNG lacks support for the 82443BX chipset
To: None <>
From: enami tsugutomo <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 09/11/2001 14:46:50 writes:

> >Description:
> the random number generator on the 82443BX host bridge is not supported in
> pchb_rnd.c, but once a hook is added, it is enabled and initialized on
> bootup, and works perfectly as a source of entropy.

No, it just always returns 0xff (at least my 443bx does).  Since
/dev/random returns hashed value, it looks as if random value at a