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FWHRNG(4)             NetBSD/x86 Kernel Interfaces Manual            FWHRNG(4)


NAME
fwhrng -- Intel Firmware Hub Random Number Generator
SYNOPSIS
fwhrng* at ichlpcib?
DESCRIPTION
The fwhrng driver provides support for hardware Random Number Generator (RNG) available on some Intel Firmware Hubs (FWHs). The fwhrng driver accesses the RNG through an I/O controller hub (ICH).
SEE ALSO
rnd(4), x86/ichlpcib(4) Intel Corporation, Intel 82802AB/82802AC Firmware Hub (FWH), http://download.intel.com/design/chipsets/datashts/29065804.pdf, November, 2000.
CAVEATS
The entropy source is not tested for randomness. NetBSD 9.99 February 17, 2017 NetBSD 9.99
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