4.273. rng-tools

An enhanced rng-tools package that adds two enhancements is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
The rng-tools package contains the random number generator user space utilities, such as the rngd daemon.

Enhancements

BZ#733452
A new "-i, --ignorefail" command line option has been added to the rngd daemon. This option allows rngd to ignore repeated warning messages about failed FIPS checks.
BZ#749629
The rngd(8) manual page has been modified to include the "-i, --ignorefail" option.
All users of rng-tools are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which adds these enhancements.
An enhanced rng-tools package that adds two enhancements is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
The rng-tools package contains the random number generator user space utilities, such as the rngd daemon.

Enhancements

BZ#754752
The startup script and configuration files for the rngd daemon have been added to the /etc/init.d/ and /etc/sysconfig/ directory, respectively.
All users of rng-tools are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which adds these enhancements.