faster /dev/random

Wolfgang S. Rupprecht wolfgang.rupprecht at
Sun Aug 22 03:46:24 UTC 2010

Is there an approved way to increase the speed at which the random pool
for /dev/random fills up?  I'm playig with dnssec and getnerating 2k rsa
keys is taking up to 3 hours.  I've been googling a bit and Intel x86_64
machines seem to have random number hardware built in (perhaps also
AMD???)  Is there a way to funnel this into the entropy pool?

Wolfgang S. Rupprecht      (IPv6-only)

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