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NAME

       ekeyd - Entropy Key Daemon

SYNOPSIS

       ekeyd [ -f configfile ] [ -p pidfile ] [ -v ] [ -h ]

DESCRIPTION

       ekeyd  is  a  daemon  which  connects to Simtec Entropy key devices and
       places the read entropy in the kernels pool.

OPTIONS

       -f configfile
              Specify the name and path of  the  configuration  file,  default
              /etc/entropykey/ekeyd.conf.   -p  pidfile  Specify  the name and
              path of the file used to record the ekeyd process ID.

       -h     Print the usage text and exit.

       -v     Print the version number and exit.

CONFIG-FILE

       All the options controlling the operation of ekeyd are  stored  in  its
       configuration file.

       The syntax of the config file is a series of statements controlling the
       subsequent operation of the daemon.

SEE ALSO

       ekeyd.conf(5), ekey-rekey(8), ekey-setkey(8)

AUTHOR

       Copyright (C) 2009 Simtec Electronics.  All rights reserved.

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       distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies  of  the  Software,  and  to
       permit  persons  to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to
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       MERCHANTABILITY,  FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT.
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                                19th July 2009                        ekeyd(8)