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VirtIO Entropy driver.

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December 28, 2013
VIRTIO_RANDOM(4) BSD Kernel Interfaces Manual VIRTIO_RANDOM(4)

NAME

virtio_random — VirtIO Entropy driver

SYNOPSIS

To compile this driver into the kernel, place the following lines in your kernel configura‐ tion file: device virtio_random Alternatively, to load the driver as a module at boot time, place the following line in loader.conf(5): virtio_random_load="YES"

DESCRIPTION

The virtio_random device driver provides support for VirtIO entropy devices. The entropy device supplies high-quality randomness from the hypervisor to the guest.

SEE ALSO

random(4), virtio(4)

HISTORY

The virtio_random driver was written by Bryan Venteicher <@FreeBSD.org>.
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