Series of minor questions about OpenPGP 5
dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Wed Jan 28 21:31:52 CET 2009
On Jan 28, 2009, at 12:36 PM, Robert J. Hansen wrote:
>> Are there any supported in Linux and would
>> it make sense or is it even possible to use them with gnupg?
> Linux has support for some hardware RNGs, yes. I don't know offhand
> which ones. OpenBSD apparently has support for a lot of them.
On some platforms, a hardware RNG actually ends up feeding /dev/
random. This is particularly nice as it means GPG (or any program
that uses /dev/random) benefits without code modification.
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