hw RNG support?
Emanuel.strobl at gmx.net
Mon Aug 29 15:57:22 GMT 2005
the (4) random man page describes that kern.random.sys.seeded would not be
seen if the system has a hardware RNG. Now my chipset (i815) is supposed
to have one, also I have a box with a HIFN 7951, which, according to man
(4) hifn, also has a RNG, but I'm seeing the mentioned sysctls.
How can I test if my hw rng is used at all? I'd like to disable
entropy-harvesting on machines with hw rng.
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