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Manual Pages  — VIRTIO_RANDOM

NAME

virtio_random – VirtIO Entropy driver

CONTENTS

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 ALSO

random(4), virtio(4)

HISTORY

The virtio_random driver was written by Bryan Venteicher <Mt bryanv@FreeBSD.org>.

VIRTIO_RANDOM (4) December 28, 2013

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