On 11/19/2011 3:39 AM, Jimmy C. Chau wrote:
> I've been investigating this some more (this time with
> SlugOSBE-5.3-beta) and it seems like there isn't a hardware random
> number generator. There isn't any mention of one in the datasheet that
> I could find for the IPX422
> And if I try to read it, I get nothing even after waiting several
> minutes (I do get something from it initially, but subsequent reads
> yield nothing, even a long while later).
The IXP420 in the NSLU2 lacks the encryption unit, which is what
provides the hardware random numbers.