Projects / video-entropyd


video-entropyd is a program to add entropy data from video4linux devices to the kernel random driver.

Operating Systems

Recent releases

  •  09 May 2012 13:34

    Release Notes: This version is now compatible with recent kernels (kernels that export the video4linux2 API).

    •  20 Feb 2009 22:07

      Release Notes: The previous release would sometimes fail with an error that it could not access the video device.

      •  03 Apr 2007 00:14

        Release Notes: This version checks the quality of the data it feeds to the /dev/random-device to see if the data is really random. Extra logging has been added.

        •  21 Nov 2002 18:55

          Release Notes: This version greatly enhances security: data is unbiased before being fed to the entropy buffer of the kernel random device.

          •  17 Nov 2002 08:37

            Release Notes: This release fixes a major bug where random gibberish was submitted instead of the entropy data.


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