r177 - trunk/text/chapter07

robert at linuxfromscratch.org robert at linuxfromscratch.org
Sat Feb 12 15:00:12 PST 2005

Author: robert
Date: 2005-02-12 16:00:12 -0700 (Sat, 12 Feb 2005)
New Revision: 177

small touch up

Modified: trunk/text/chapter07/10-kernel.txt
--- trunk/text/chapter07/10-kernel.txt	2005-02-12 22:56:42 UTC (rev 176)
+++ trunk/text/chapter07/10-kernel.txt	2005-02-12 23:00:12 UTC (rev 177)
@@ -49,8 +49,10 @@
 # descrptions of values that can be hardcoded in include/linux/limits.h.
 # Also see 'man 1p getconf'.
-# Next configure the kernel. Sysctl is needed to use Frandom properly with SSP.
-# Make sure sysctl and frandom are built in, not modules.
+# Next configure the kernel. Sysctl is needed to use erandom properly with
+# arc4random. Sysctl, sysctl urandom, and frandom are enabled by default,
+# be sure not to disable them. Also be sure frandom is built in, not a module
+# or else sysctl will not work with erandom.
 # All the Grsec and PaX options can be enabled, but some should be disabled
 # for the best security.

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