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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) 21.8 kB87.0 kB [list of files]
amd64 21.8 kB83.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 20.8 kB79.0 kB [list of files]
armel 21.1 kB78.0 kB [list of files]
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i386 24.6 kB86.0 kB [list of files]
ia64 (unofficial port) 25.5 kB120.0 kB [list of files]
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mipsel 24.0 kB98.0 kB [list of files]
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s390x 21.6 kB87.0 kB [list of files]
sh4 (unofficial port) 27.0 kB86.0 kB [list of files]
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