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Re: rate to source random bits via rnd_add_data()

Frank Zerangue <> writes:

> NetBSD-6.0.1
> Given a hardware random number generator, how does one know at what
> rate to source random bits to the entropy pool via rnd_add_data()?

Read the specs for the hardware, and put as many bits in as you can
without blocking, stopping when the entropy estimate hits a high water
mark?  If that doesn't answer your question, please ask again with more
context about what you are assuming, goals, constraints, etc., because I
suspect you understand a reason why this is harder than it seems to me :-)

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