Subject: Re: bin/17976: rndctl flaws
To: None <,>
From: Christian Biere <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 09/10/2005 18:08:02
The following reply was made to PR bin/17976; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Christian Biere <>
Subject: Re: bin/17976: rndctl flaws
Date: Sat, 10 Sep 2005 20:07:19 +0200

 Gregory McGarry wrote:
 > wrote:
 > > >Description:
 > > # rndctl -ec -t net 
 > > This has no effect at all. There's not net device listed.
 Well some kind of feedback would be nice.
 > > # dmesg
 > > [...]
 > > sip0 at pci0 dev 3 function 0: SiS 900 10/100 Ethernet, rev 0x90
 > > I cannot add sip0 or ukphy0
 > It seems that the sip driver does not support rnd(9).  Perhaps
 > you should re-submit your PR with a more appropriate category.
 Right, it does now and I realize that this was never a bug in
 > > Why can I use pms0 and pckbd0 but not tty00?
 > Are you using the com(4) driver?  Have you got options
 > RND_COM in your kernel?
 I see this is not a problem of rndctl either.
 > > The man page rndctl(1) should also mention all possible types.
 That's not really an issue as "rndctl -ls" shows all available
 types in a system.
 I'd say this PR can be closed. Thanks.