CONFIG_ENTROPY_NRF5_RNG

nRF5 RNG driver

Type: bool

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This option enables the RNG peripheral, which is a random number generator, based on internal thermal noise, that provides a random 8-bit value to the host when read.

Direct dependencies

HAS_HW_NRF_RNG && !ENTROPY_NRF_FORCE_ALT && ENTROPY_GENERATOR

(Includes any dependencies from ifs and menus.)

Default

  • y

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Kconfig definition

At drivers/entropy/Kconfig.nrf5:16

Included via Kconfig:8Kconfig.zephyr:37drivers/Kconfig:24drivers/entropy/Kconfig:17

Menu path: (Top) → Device Drivers → Entropy Drivers

menuconfig ENTROPY_NRF5_RNG
    bool "nRF5 RNG driver"
    default y
    select ENTROPY_HAS_DRIVER
    depends on HAS_HW_NRF_RNG && !ENTROPY_NRF_FORCE_ALT && ENTROPY_GENERATOR
    help
      This option enables the RNG peripheral, which is a random number
      generator, based on internal thermal noise, that provides a
      random 8-bit value to the host when read.

(The ‘depends on’ condition includes propagated dependencies from ifs and menus.)