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Jitter RNG Daemon

Using the Jitter RNG core, the rngd provides an entropy source that feeds into the Linux /dev/random device if its entropy runs low. It updates the /dev/random entropy estimator such that the newly provided entropy unblocks /dev/random.

The seeding of /dev/random also ensures that /dev/urandom benefits from entropy. Especially during boot time, when the entropy of Linux is low, the Jitter RNGd provides a source of sufficient entropy.

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alpha (unofficial port) 1.2.8-1+b1 21.8 kB102.0 kB [list of files]
amd64 1.2.8-1+b1 21.5 kB82.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 1.2.8-1+b1 20.6 kB102.0 kB [list of files]
armel 1.2.8-1+b1 21.0 kB101.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 1.2.8-1+b1 21.4 kB101.0 kB [list of files]
hppa (unofficial port) 1.2.8-1+b1 23.5 kB98.0 kB [list of files]
i386 1.2.8-1+b1 23.2 kB81.0 kB [list of files]
ia64 (unofficial port) 1.2.8-1+b1 25.1 kB116.0 kB [list of files]
m68k (unofficial port) 1.2.8-1+b1 21.7 kB77.0 kB [list of files]
mips64el 1.2.8-1+b1 21.0 kB106.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 1.2.8-1+b1 23.6 kB105.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64 (unofficial port) 1.2.8-1+b1 21.6 kB102.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64el 1.2.8-1+b1 21.4 kB102.0 kB [list of files]
riscv64 (unofficial port) 1.2.8-1+b1 20.5 kB70.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 1.2.8-1+b1 21.3 kB86.0 kB [list of files]
sh4 (unofficial port) 1.2.8-1+b1 26.8 kB101.0 kB [list of files]
sparc64 (unofficial port) 1.2.8-1+b1 19.6 kB1,063.0 kB [list of files]
x32 (unofficial port) 1.2.8-1+b1 21.5 kB73.0 kB [list of files]