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SubjectRe: API for true Random Number Generators to add entropy (2.6.11)
On Thu, Mar 24, 2005 at 08:18:35AM +0100, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
> >Would you suggest making /dev/random point to /dev/hw_random then ?
> No. I for example do not have a hardware RNG, so `modprobe hw_random` fails
> with No Such Device. Making it a symlink would make it a dangling one.

It shouldn't be a symlink. Something like rngd should read from it
and feed it into /dev/random's entropy pool.


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