Manual Reference Pages - RNDTEST (4)
- FIPS 140-2 random number generator test monitor
.Cd device rndtest
to hardware crypto devices to monitor the
entropy data passed to the
This data is periodically tested for FIPS 140-2 compliance and
statistics are collected.
If the harvested entropy fails any of the FIPS test suite, then
it is discarded and testing is continuously applied until
is received from the device.
Failures are optionally reported on the console.
The idea for this and the original code came from
.An Jason L. Wright .
device driver first appeared in
.Fx 5.0 .
Crypto device drivers must be compiled specially to make use of this driver;
this should not be necessary.
This feature might better be integrated into the
subsystem where it can be applied to devices that claim to supply
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