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authorRusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au>2015-02-11 04:45:09 (GMT)
committerRusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au>2015-02-11 06:17:28 (GMT)
commita454bb36cabdac163fcd80ddb37662893ea603f1 (patch)
tree3156d7cd5cb5c30cd3ea78f8101cc67bdbb1c3bb /tools
parentbe8ff5952a8d943660d3c01f1abf4e71eb565fdb (diff)
lguest: have --rng read from /dev/urandom not /dev/random.
Theoretical debates aside, now it boots. Signed-off-by: Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au>
Diffstat (limited to 'tools')
-rw-r--r--tools/lguest/lguest.c10
1 files changed, 5 insertions, 5 deletions
diff --git a/tools/lguest/lguest.c b/tools/lguest/lguest.c
index 32cf2ce..3f7f232 100644
--- a/tools/lguest/lguest.c
+++ b/tools/lguest/lguest.c
@@ -1733,9 +1733,9 @@ static void setup_block_file(const char *filename)
}
/*L:211
- * Our random number generator device reads from /dev/random into the Guest's
+ * Our random number generator device reads from /dev/urandom into the Guest's
* input buffers. The usual case is that the Guest doesn't want random numbers
- * and so has no buffers although /dev/random is still readable, whereas
+ * and so has no buffers although /dev/urandom is still readable, whereas
* console is the reverse.
*
* The same logic applies, however.
@@ -1763,7 +1763,7 @@ static void rng_input(struct virtqueue *vq)
while (!iov_empty(iov, in_num)) {
len = readv(rng_info->rfd, iov, in_num);
if (len <= 0)
- err(1, "Read from /dev/random gave %i", len);
+ err(1, "Read from /dev/urandom gave %i", len);
iov_consume(iov, in_num, NULL, len);
totlen += len;
}
@@ -1780,8 +1780,8 @@ static void setup_rng(void)
struct device *dev;
struct rng_info *rng_info = malloc(sizeof(*rng_info));
- /* Our device's privat info simply contains the /dev/random fd. */
- rng_info->rfd = open_or_die("/dev/random", O_RDONLY);
+ /* Our device's private info simply contains the /dev/urandom fd. */
+ rng_info->rfd = open_or_die("/dev/urandom", O_RDONLY);
/* Create the new device. */
dev = new_device("rng", VIRTIO_ID_RNG);

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