Re: New entropy source proposal.

From: Ivan Voras (ivoras_at_fer.hr)
Date: 03/08/05

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    Date: Tue, 08 Mar 2005 01:08:17 +0100
    To: Chuck Swiger <cswiger@mac.com>
    
    

    Chuck Swiger wrote:

    > Should the RNG be looking at the sound card's output, or at the sound
    > card's microphone input? I think Pawel was talking about the latter,

    I tried to make a point that (though I forgot to mention mic/line input)
    it's the same - from my experience input also depends on the things I
    said...

    > Try using digital sound output via coax or TOSLINK (fibre & red laser);
    > the inside of a computer is a horribly noisy place to do D/A conversion,
    > and nowadays most home receivers can accept SPDIF input and give you a
    > better sound.

    You won't find those in low-end beige-boxen I was talking about :)

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