8541E and RNG

Kim Phillips kim.phillips at freescale.com
Thu Jan 18 04:45:23 EST 2007

On Wed, 17 Jan 2007 08:47:01 -0800
"Steve Iribarne (GMail)" <netstv at gmail.com> wrote:

> Anyone ever tried to use the Random Number Generator on the MPC8541E?
> I can't get it to behave, so if you've used it and there were any
> tricks, I'd appreciate some insite.
the only problem I ran into was I needed to make sure the accesses to the pool were in 64 bits (two sequential 32bit ioreads), after of course resetting the device properly.  Feel free to reference talitos_rng_init() and talitos_read_random() from here:


> I'm using in Linux 2.4.xx.
yeah..the talitos ocf driver needs some modding to work with 2.4, sorry 'bout that.


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