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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7 <!ENTITY haveged-download-http "https://github.com/jirka-h/haveged/archive/v&haveged-version;/haveged-&haveged-version;.tar.gz">
8 <!ENTITY haveged-download-ftp " ">
9 <!ENTITY haveged-md5sum "5391978794208b6cca6f53d7a6211c04">
10 <!ENTITY haveged-size "488 KB">
11 <!ENTITY haveged-buildsize "21 MB (with tests)">
12 <!ENTITY haveged-time "0.1 SBU (with tests)">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="haveged" xreflabel="Haveged-&haveged-version;">
16 <?dbhtml filename="haveged.html"?>
17
18 <sect1info>
19 <othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
20 <date>$Date$</date>
21 </sect1info>
22
23 <title>Haveged-&haveged-version;</title>
24
25 <indexterm zone="haveged">
26 <primary sortas="a-Haveged">Haveged</primary>
27 </indexterm>
28
29 <sect2 role="package">
30 <title>Introduction to Haveged</title>
31
32 <para>
33 The <application>Haveged</application> package contains a daemon
34 that generates an unpredictable stream of random numbers
35 and feeds the /dev/random device.
36 </para>
37
38 &lfs91_checked;
39
40 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
41 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
42 <listitem>
43 <para>
44 Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&haveged-download-http;"/>
45 </para>
46 </listitem>
47 <listitem>
48 <para>
49 Download (FTP): <ulink url="&haveged-download-ftp;"/>
50 </para>
51 </listitem>
52 <listitem>
53 <para>
54 Download MD5 sum: &haveged-md5sum;
55 </para>
56 </listitem>
57 <listitem>
58 <para>
59 Download size: &haveged-size;
60 </para>
61 </listitem>
62 <listitem>
63 <para>
64 Estimated disk space required: &haveged-buildsize;
65 </para>
66 </listitem>
67 <listitem>
68 <para>
69 Estimated build time: &haveged-time;
70 </para>
71 </listitem>
72 </itemizedlist>
73
74 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">User Notes:
75 <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/haveged"/>
76 </para>
77 </sect2>
78
79 <sect2 role="installation">
80 <title>Installation of Haveged</title>
81
82 <para>
83 Install <application>Haveged</application> by running the following
84 commands:
85 </para>
86
87<screen><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr &amp;&amp;
88make</userinput></screen>
89
90 <para>
91 To test the results, issue: <command>make check</command>.
92 </para>
93
94 <para>
95 Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
96 </para>
97
98<screen role="root"><userinput>make install &amp;&amp;
99mkdir -pv /usr/share/doc/haveged-&haveged-version; &amp;&amp;
100cp -v README /usr/share/doc/haveged-&haveged-version;</userinput></screen>
101
102 </sect2>
103
104 <sect2 role="configuration">
105 <title>Configuring haveged</title>
106
107 <sect3 id="haveged-init">
108 <title><phrase revision="sysv">Boot Script</phrase>
109 <phrase revision="systemd">Systemd Unit</phrase></title>
110
111 <para revision="sysv">
112 If you want the <application>Haveged</application> daemon to
113 start automatically when the system is booted, install the
114 <filename>/etc/rc.d/init.d/haveged</filename> init script included
115 in the <xref linkend="bootscripts"/> package (as the
116 <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user):
117 </para>
118
119 <para revision="systemd">
120 If you want the <application>Haveged</application> daemon to
121 start automatically when the system is booted, install the
122 <filename>haveged.service</filename> unit included in the
123 <xref linkend="systemd-units"/> package (as the
124 <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user):
125 </para>
126
127 <indexterm zone="haveged haveged-init">
128 <primary sortas="f-haveged">haveged</primary>
129 </indexterm>
130
131<screen role="root"><userinput>make install-haveged</userinput></screen>
132
133 </sect3>
134
135 </sect2>
136
137 <sect2 role="content">
138 <title>Contents</title>
139
140 <segmentedlist>
141 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
142 <segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
143 <segtitle>Installed Directory</segtitle>
144
145 <seglistitem>
146 <seg>
147 haveged
148 </seg>
149 <seg>
150 libhavege.so
151 </seg>
152 <seg>
153 /usr/include/haveged and
154 /usr/share/doc/haveged-&haveged-version;
155 </seg>
156 </seglistitem>
157 </segmentedlist>
158
159 <variablelist>
160 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
161 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
162 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
163
164 <varlistentry id="haveged-prog">
165 <term><command>haveged</command></term>
166 <listitem>
167 <para>
168 is a daemon that generates an unpredictable stream of random
169 numbers harvested from the indirect effects of hardware events
170 based on hidden processor states (caches, branch predictors, memory
171 translation tables, etc).
172 </para>
173 <indexterm zone="haveged haveged-prog">
174 <primary sortas="b-haveged-prog">haveged</primary>
175 </indexterm>
176 </listitem>
177 </varlistentry>
178
179 </variablelist>
180
181 </sect2>
182
183</sect1>
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