[Freedombox-discuss] Prospective packages for FreedomBox

Sandy Harris sandyinchina at gmail.com
Sun Dec 31 06:15:50 UTC 2017

On Sat, Dec 30, 2017 at 2:30 AM, Jonas Smedegaard <jonas at jones.dk> wrote:
> Quoting Sandy Harris (2017-12-29 18:34:55)
>> I wrote a small program to extract entropy from timer jitter & pump it
>> into /dev/random. It might be useful if you do not have a hardware RNG
>> on the board you use:
>> https://github.com/sandy-harris/maxwell
> Interesting. How does it compare with haveged, already in Debian?

Havege is discussed in the PDF doc at the link I gave.

I am far from unbiased here, but I think my maxwell(8) is far
superior: smaller, simpler & not relying on architectural features
Havege seems to require.

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