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Old 08-18-2004, 09:30 PM   #1
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char device i810_rng

i have a modules that isn't loading right. the i810_rng. I google it and found out its a intel random number generator. my question is, how important is this. should i blacklist this or try to get this to work.

this is what is say:
 The i810_rng device driver is software that makes use of a
+   special hardware feature on the Intel i8xx-based chipsets,
+   a Random Number Generator (RNG).
+   In order to make effective use of this device driver, you
+   should download the support software as well.  Download the
+   latest version of the "intel-rng-tools" package from the
+   i810_rng driver's official Web site:
Old 08-18-2004, 09:33 PM   #2
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Not at all ... just blacklist it.



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