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Re: [Qemu-devel] virtio-rng

From: Paul Brook
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] virtio-rng
Date: Wed, 11 Nov 2009 22:57:12 +0000
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> I'm writing a virtio-rng host-side driver for qemu-kvm, and I've got
> something up and running that works, and will pass data gathered from a
> char device on the host through to the virtio-rng driver on a guest copy
> of linux.

Why do you need a special device? Isn't a regular serial data stream (i.e. 
multiport virtio-console) sufficient? You can then connect that to your source 
of random data (e.g. /dev/random) without requiring any changes to qemu.


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