ekeyd - Entropy Key Daemon
ekeyd [ -f configfile ] [ -p pidfile ] [ -v ] [ -h ]
ekeyd is a daemon which connects to Simtec Entropy key devices and
places the read entropy in the kernels pool.
Specify the name and path of the configuration file, default
/etc/entropykey/ekeyd.conf. -p pidfile Specify the name and
path of the file used to record the ekeyd process ID.
-h Print the usage text and exit.
-v Print the version number and exit.
All the options controlling the operation of ekeyd are stored in its
The syntax of the config file is a series of statements controlling the
subsequent operation of the daemon.
ekeyd.conf(5), ekey-rekey(8), ekey-setkey(8)
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19th July 2009 ekeyd(8)