conf/75722: /usr/libexec/save-entropy ignores entropy_save_sz [patch]

Nicolas Rachinsky list at rachinsky.de
Sun Jan 2 15:50:26 GMT 2005


>Number:         75722
>Category:       conf
>Synopsis:       /usr/libexec/save-entropy ignores entropy_save_sz [patch]
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    freebsd-bugs
>State:          open
>Quarter:        
>Keywords:       
>Date-Required:
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   current-users
>Arrival-Date:   Sun Jan 02 15:50:23 GMT 2005
>Closed-Date:
>Last-Modified:
>Originator:     Nicolas Rachinsky
>Release:        FreeBSD 4.10-RELEASE-p5 i386
>Organization:
>Environment:
System: FreeBSD pc1 5.3-RELEASE FreeBSD 5.3-RELEASE #4: Sat Jan  1 17:40:50 CET 2005     root at pc1:/usr/src/sys/i386/compile/PC1  i386


	
>Description:
/usr/libexec/save-entropy ignores entropy_save_sz from rc.conf


	
>How-To-Repeat:

change entropy_save_sz to a non default value. It will be ignored.

	
>Fix:

Apply the following patch in src/libexec/save-entropy:

--- save-entropy.sh.orig	Sun Jan  2 16:41:55 2005
+++ save-entropy.sh	Sun Jan  2 16:45:20 2005
@@ -86,7 +86,7 @@
 done
 
 dd if=/dev/random of="${entropy_dir}/saved-entropy.1" \
-    bs=2048 count=1 2> /dev/null
+    bs="${entropy_save_sz}" count=1 2> /dev/null
 
 exit 0
 
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