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audio-entropyd
by Damien Miller (for 0.0.0 release only) <djm (at) mindrot (dot) org [email concealed]>
Platforms: Linux, POSIX
Categories: Cryptoanalysis, Cryptography, Miscellaneous, Network Utilities
Version: v0.0.4
URL: http://www.vanheusden.com/mirrors
audio-entropyd reads sound from a stereo soundcard, takes the difference between the left and right channels and feeds the result (via a secure hash) to the /dev/random entropy pool. This can be useful for machines which require a lot of random data (e.g IPsec security gateways) to ensure that the kernel entropy pool does not deplete and /dev/random does not block.

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