[cryptography] [liberationtech] Random number generator failure in Rasperri Pis?
dinovirus at gmail.com
Fri Jul 19 13:13:00 EDT 2013
Isn't the thermal noise a good enough entropy source? I mean, it's a $25
computer, you can't expect much of it.
On Fri, Jul 19, 2013 at 8:44 AM, David Johnston <dj at deadhat.com> wrote:
> On 7/19/2013 5:44 AM, Peter Gutmann wrote:
>> Eugen Leitl <eugen at leitl.org> quotes:
>> Just came accross this article, apparently showing the bad quality of the
>>> hardware RNG in Raspberri Pi devices.
>> That shows the bad quality of RANDU. It shows that the Pi randomness
>> seems OK, at least as determined by rngtest.
>> But I haven't seen anything from the manufacturer to state how OK the
> randomness source is. A conservative model for min-entropy based on the
> circuit structure would be a start.
> cryptography mailing list
> cryptography at randombit.net
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the cryptography