svn commit: r52570 - head/en_US.ISO8859-1/htdocs/releases/12.0R/relnotes

Glen Barber gjb at
Tue Dec 4 18:50:30 UTC 2018

Author: gjb
Date: Tue Dec  4 18:50:29 2018
New Revision: 52570

  Document r338324, r338292: Yarrow removal from random(4) and
  PRNG reseeding activity fix.
  Submitted by:	markm
  Sponsored by:	The FreeBSD Foundation


Modified: head/en_US.ISO8859-1/htdocs/releases/12.0R/relnotes/relnotes.xml
--- head/en_US.ISO8859-1/htdocs/releases/12.0R/relnotes/relnotes.xml	Tue Dec  4 18:45:45 2018	(r52569)
+++ head/en_US.ISO8859-1/htdocs/releases/12.0R/relnotes/relnotes.xml	Tue Dec  4 18:50:29 2018	(r52570)
@@ -422,12 +422,20 @@
 	to allow terminating large reads with
+      <para revision="338324">The &man.random.4; driver has been
+	updated to remove the Yarrow algorithm.  The Fortuna algorithm
+	remains the default, and now only, available algorithm.</para>
       <para revision="333283" contrib="sponsor"
 	sponsor="&dellemc;">The &man.netdump.4; driver has been added,
 	providing a facility through which kernel crash dumps can be
 	transmitted to a remote host after a system panic.  See
 	&man.netdump.4; and &man.dumpon.8; for more information and
 	configuration details.</para>
+      <para revision="338292">The &man.random.4; driver has been
+	updated to fix excessive activity during pseudo-random number
+	generation.</para>
     <sect2 xml:id="drivers-storage">

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