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authorPhilip Sanderson <philip.k.sanderson@gmail.com>2011-01-20 21:37:29 -0600
committerRusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au>2011-01-20 21:37:29 +1030
commit85c0647275b60380e19542d43420184e86418d86 (patch)
tree1601fbba5747751bc0f19a0f80cf95d34a6e4143 /Documentation
parent5230ff0cccb0611830bb02b097535868df02752a (diff)
lguest: document --rng in example Launcher
Rusty Russell wrote: > Ah, it will appear as /dev/hwrng. It's a weirdness of Linux that our actual > hardware number generators are not wired up to /dev/random... Reflected this in the documentation, thanks :-) Signed-off-by: Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au>
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diff --git a/Documentation/lguest/lguest.txt b/Documentation/lguest/lguest.txt
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@@ -117,6 +117,11 @@ Running Lguest:
for general information on how to get bridging to work.
+- Random number generation. Using the --rng option will provide a
+ /dev/hwrng in the guest that will read from the host's /dev/random.
+ Use this option in conjunction with rng-tools (see ../hw_random.txt)
+ to provide entropy to the guest kernel's /dev/random.
There is a helpful mailing list at http://ozlabs.org/mailman/listinfo/lguest
Good luck!