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From: Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org>
To: Ted Ts'o <tytso@mit.edu>
Cc: LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Linux API <linux-api@vger.kernel.org>,
	Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>,
	"Jason A. Donenfeld" <Jason@zx2c4.com>,
	"Ahmed S. Darwish" <darwish.07@gmail.com>,
	Lennart Poettering <mzxreary@0pointer.de>,
	"Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@xmission.com>,
	"Alexander E. Patrakov" <patrakov@gmail.com>,
	Michael Kerrisk <mtk.manpages@gmail.com>,
	Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>, Matthew Garrett <mjg59@srcf.ucam.org>,
	Ext4 Developers List <linux-ext4@vger.kernel.org>,
	linux-man <linux-man@vger.kernel.org>,
	Stephan Mueller <smueller@chronox.de>,
	Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org>
Subject: [PATCH v3 8/8] random: Remove kernel.random.read_wakeup_threshold
Date: Mon, 23 Dec 2019 00:20:51 -0800
Message-ID: <a74ed2cf0b5a5451428a246a9239f5bc4e29358f.1577088521.git.luto@kernel.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <cover.1577088521.git.luto@kernel.org>

It has no effect any more, so remove it.  We can revert this if
there is some user code that expects to be able to set this sysctl.

Signed-off-by: Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org>
---
 drivers/char/random.c | 18 +-----------------
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 17 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/char/random.c b/drivers/char/random.c
index 920bf771e3e1..2a6818cae2d6 100644
--- a/drivers/char/random.c
+++ b/drivers/char/random.c
@@ -369,12 +369,6 @@
 #define ENTROPY_SHIFT 3
 #define ENTROPY_BITS(r) ((r)->entropy_count >> ENTROPY_SHIFT)
 
-/*
- * The minimum number of bits of entropy before we wake up a read on
- * /dev/random.  Should be enough to do a significant reseed.
- */
-static int random_read_wakeup_bits = 64;
-
 /*
  * If the entropy count falls under this number of bits, then we
  * should wake up processes which are selecting or polling on write
@@ -2053,8 +2047,7 @@ SYSCALL_DEFINE3(getrandom, char __user *, buf, size_t, count,
 
 #include <linux/sysctl.h>
 
-static int min_read_thresh = 8, min_write_thresh;
-static int max_read_thresh = OUTPUT_POOL_WORDS * 32;
+static int min_write_thresh;
 static int max_write_thresh = INPUT_POOL_WORDS * 32;
 static int random_min_urandom_seed = 60;
 static char sysctl_bootid[16];
@@ -2129,15 +2122,6 @@ struct ctl_table random_table[] = {
 		.proc_handler	= proc_do_entropy,
 		.data		= &input_pool.entropy_count,
 	},
-	{
-		.procname	= "read_wakeup_threshold",
-		.data		= &random_read_wakeup_bits,
-		.maxlen		= sizeof(int),
-		.mode		= 0644,
-		.proc_handler	= proc_dointvec_minmax,
-		.extra1		= &min_read_thresh,
-		.extra2		= &max_read_thresh,
-	},
 	{
 		.procname	= "write_wakeup_threshold",
 		.data		= &random_write_wakeup_bits,
-- 
2.23.0


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Thread overview: 39+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-12-23  8:20 [PATCH v3 0/8] Rework random blocking Andy Lutomirski
2019-12-23  8:20 ` [PATCH v3 1/8] random: Don't wake crng_init_wait when crng_init == 1 Andy Lutomirski
2020-01-07 20:42   ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2019-12-23  8:20 ` [PATCH v3 2/8] random: Add a urandom_read_nowait() for random APIs that don't warn Andy Lutomirski
2020-01-07 20:43   ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2019-12-23  8:20 ` [PATCH v3 3/8] random: Add GRND_INSECURE to return best-effort non-cryptographic bytes Andy Lutomirski
2020-01-07 20:44   ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2019-12-23  8:20 ` [PATCH v3 4/8] random: Ignore GRND_RANDOM in getentropy(2) Andy Lutomirski
2020-01-07 20:44   ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2019-12-23  8:20 ` [PATCH v3 5/8] random: Make /dev/random be almost like /dev/urandom Andy Lutomirski
2020-01-07 21:02   ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2019-12-23  8:20 ` [PATCH v3 6/8] random: Remove the blocking pool Andy Lutomirski
2020-01-07 21:03   ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2019-12-23  8:20 ` [PATCH v3 7/8] random: Delete code to pull data into pools Andy Lutomirski
2020-01-07 21:03   ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2019-12-23  8:20 ` Andy Lutomirski [this message]
2020-01-07 21:04   ` [PATCH v3 8/8] random: Remove kernel.random.read_wakeup_threshold Theodore Y. Ts'o
2019-12-26  9:29 ` [PATCH v3 0/8] Rework random blocking Stephan Müller
2019-12-26 10:03   ` Matthew Garrett
2019-12-26 11:40     ` Stephan Mueller
2019-12-26 11:12   ` Andy Lutomirski
2019-12-26 12:03     ` Stephan Mueller
2019-12-26 12:46       ` Andy Lutomirski
2019-12-27  9:55         ` Stephan Mueller
2019-12-26 14:04       ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2019-12-26 23:29         ` Andy Lutomirski
2019-12-27 10:29           ` Stephan Mueller
2019-12-27 13:04             ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2019-12-27 21:22               ` Stephan Mueller
2019-12-27 22:08                 ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2019-12-28  2:06                   ` Andy Lutomirski
2019-12-29 14:49                     ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2019-12-29 15:08                       ` Andy Lutomirski
2019-12-28  7:01                   ` Willy Tarreau
2020-01-09 22:02                   ` Kurt Roeckx
2020-01-09 22:40                     ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2020-01-09 23:02                       ` Kurt Roeckx
2020-01-10  7:53                         ` Stephan Mueller
2020-01-10  0:30                     ` Andy Lutomirski

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