Re: hardware random number generator?

From: Jeff Garzik <jgarzik_at_pobox.com>
Date: 2004-03-23 13:00:14
Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> config HW_RANDOM
>         tristate "Intel/AMD/VIA HW Random Number Generator support"
>         depends on (X86 || IA64) && PCI
>         ---help---
>           This driver provides kernel-side support for the Random Number
>           Generator hardware found on Intel i8xx-based motherboards,
>           AMD 76x-based motherboards, and Via Nehemiah CPUs.
> 
> Why IA64 too?  This file contains the code:

No idea.  <guessing>  There are some Intel ICH-based motherboards w/ 
IA64 chips on them, maybe?  I certainly don't recall adding that IA64 
marker... :)

	Jeff




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Received on Mon Mar 22 21:01:29 2004

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