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 8.0                     February 17, 2017                    NetBSD 8.0

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