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Manual Reference Pages  -  VIRTIO_RANDOM (4)

NAME

virtio_random - VirtIO Entropy driver

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
See Also
History

SYNOPSIS

To compile this driver into the kernel, place the following lines in your kernel configuration file:


.Cd 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
.An Bryan Venteicher Aq bryanv@FreeBSD.org .
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