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Re: 'guix system vm' questions

From: David Craven
Subject: Re: 'guix system vm' questions
Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2016 15:10:45 +0200

So I packaged rng-tools and created a shepherd service, but I realized
that the service needs to be started before the activation part of the
lsh service. What's the best way to do this?

On Wed, Jun 29, 2016 at 8:23 PM, David Craven <address@hidden> wrote:
> HW_RANDOM_VIRTIO is enabled in the default kernel.
> Starting the vm like this enables the hwrng:
> /gnu/store/ -device virtio-rng-pci
> and it works as can be verified by
> cat /dev/hwrng
> The only missing components from what I can tell is packaging rng-tools
> and adding a service to add /dev/hwrng to the entropy pool on boot.
>> We should look into QEMU's VirtIO RNG, which could help here:

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