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NAME

       egd-linux - EGD Entropy Daemon

SYNOPSIS

       ekey-egd-linux  [ -H hostip ] [ -p portno ] [ -b blocks ] [ -s shannons
       ] [ -D pidfile ] [ -r time ] [ -v ] [ -h ]

DESCRIPTION

       ekey-egd-linux is a daemon which connects to an EGD server  and  places
       the read entropy in the kernels pool.

OPTIONS

       -H hostip
              Set the host IP address to connect to.

       -p portno
              Set the port number to connect to.

       -b blocks
              Set the number of 1024 bit blocks to request each time.

       -s shannons
              Set the number of shannons per byte.

       -D pidfile
              Specify  the  name and path of the file used to record the ekey-
              egd-linux process ID.

       -r time
              Set the time between reconnect attempts. The default (0)  causes
              the  daemon  to  exit  immediately  after the initial connection
              attempt and no additional connection attempts are  made.  A  non
              zero  value  set  is  the number of seconds the daemon will wait
              between connection attempts.

       -h     Print the usage text and exit.

       -v     Print the version number and exit.

SEE ALSO

       ekeyd(8), ekey-rekey(8), ekey-setkey(8)

AUTHOR

       Copyright © 2009 Simtec Electronics.  All rights reserved.

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                                19th July 2009               ekey-egd-linux(8)