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VIRTIO_RANDOM(4)      DragonFly Kernel Interfaces Manual      VIRTIO_RANDOM(4)

NAME

virtio_random -- VirtIO Entropy driver

SYNOPSIS

To compile this driver into the kernel, place the following lines in your kernel configuration file: 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 the URL in SEE ALSO for some instrunctions on how to test the virtio_random driver.

SEE ALSO

random(4), virtio(4) https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/QA:Testcase_Virtualization_VirtioRNG

HISTORY

The virtio_random driver was written by Bryan Venteicher <bryanv@FreeBSD.org>. DragonFly 5.5 September 30, 2018 DragonFly 5.5

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