Bug 130584 - rngd looks for /dev/hw_random not /dev/hwrng
Summary: rngd looks for /dev/hw_random not /dev/hwrng
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel-utils   
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Version: rawhide
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Arjan van de Ven
QA Contact: Brian Brock
URL: http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora...
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Reported: 2004-08-22 11:43 UTC by Russell Coker
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-08-22 13:04:50 UTC
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Description Russell Coker 2004-08-22 11:43:23 UTC
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Description of problem:
The kernel devices.txt indicates that the hardware random number generator should be /dev/hwrng.  The program /sbin/rngd looks for /dev/hw_random, it should be changed to conform with the LANANA device names.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
Type "rngd" as root.

Actual Results:  Error that it can't open /dev/hw_random.

Expected Results:  Error that it can't open /dev/hwrng because udev does not create /dev/hwrng.

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Comment 1 Arjan van de Ven 2004-08-22 13:04:50 UTC
we don't follow lanana but the udev convention

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