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rng-tools provide rngd and rngtest.

rngd supplies data from a hardware RNG to the kernel's entropy
pool. To ensure sufficient randomness, rngd verifies the RNGs data
using FIPS 140-1 / 140-2 randomness tests, before passing them to the

rngtest is a standalone tool for running the FIPS tests over data.

Maintained by: Michalis Pappas
Keywords: random hw_random hwrandom hwrng rng,random,hw_random,hwrng,rng,rngd,rngtest
ChangeLog: rng-tools


Source Downloads:
rng-tools-5.tar.gz (6726cdc6fae1f5122463f24ae980dd68)

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rng-tools.tar.gz.asc (FAQ)

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Validated for Slackware 15.0

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