TrueRNG V2

We just wanted to give a small announcement that TrueRNG’s are back in stock over at Tindie, and all future orders will now be version 2. Version 2 sports a slightly upgraded hardware design.   And most importantly dual semiconductor noise junctions.

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New tool for capturing data in windows

So most serial terminal applications were designed for communicating via printable ascii characters, using the high end codes for control codes. We previously recommended using RealTerm to inspect the serial data (and capture it) in windows because it seemed to be geared towards this type of application. However, most of our users (and ourselves) have […]

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TrueRNG Notice: modemmanager package (and udev rules updated)

While testing out different Linux distributions with the TrueRNG, we stumbled upon an issue regarding the package ‘modemmanager’ that appears to be installed by default on my ‘ubuntu-style’ distributions. This is happening because the TrueRNG appears as a CDC-ACM (serial port), this package is trying to scan the port and determine if it is a modem […]

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TrueRNG and dd

We’ve been getting questions about using the dd command with the TrueRNG so we added some info to the FAQ here. One thing I wanted to point out is the iflag=fullblock argument on the dd command line.  Without this you may get partially filled blocks if you are using the blocksize (bs=XXX) argument.  This is […]

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TrueRNG udev rules update

Forum user neoaeon was kind enough to point out a bug with the udev rules on certain versions of Linux.  Namely CentOS.  We’ve looked into the problem and made the necessary adjustments.  If you are running a 3.x kernel you probably wont notice a problem, but if you do be sure to grab the updated […]

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