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Python module for ganglia 3.1.

This module allows you to collect available entropy on your system. Why is entropy important.


There are two random number sources on linux - /dev/random and /dev/urandom. /dev/random will block if there is nothing left in the entropy bit bucket. /dev/urandom uses the same bucket - but will not block (it can reuse the pool of bits).

Therefore if you are running SSL on the box you want to know this.


Copy from python_modules to your python modules directory e.g.


and entropy.pyconf to


Restart Gmond and you should be set.


Author: Vladimir Vuksan

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