Version 1.0 of the rng-tools package has been released to
This is the userspace support package for i810_rng / amd768_rng (2.4)
and hw_random (2.5) device drivers.
The general idea is that you have a userspace daemon obtaining random
data from one or more sources, run it through a bunch of "make sure it's
really random" sanity checks, and then add that entropy to the kernel's
/dev/random entropy pool.
Future directions include Via RNG support completely in userspace, and
support for entropy sources other than a single /dev file.
Contributions and critical review of this package welcome.
P.S. Future release announcements will occur only via SourceForge's
automated release notification system. This is a fairly minor package,
and I don't want to spam lkml.
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