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7.184. rng-tools

Updated rng-tools packages that fix several bugs and add various enhancements are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
The rng-tools packages contain the random number generator user space utilities, such as the rngd daemon.


The rng-tools packages have been upgraded to upstream version 5, which provides a number of bug fixes and enhancements over the previous version. Notably, this update enables the RDRAND and RDSEED hardware random number generator instructions on supported Intel x86- and Intel 64-based EM64T and AMD64 CPU models. (BZ#833620)
Users of rng-tools are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which fix these bugs and add these enhancements.