Re: [PATCH v5 0/5] random,x86,kvm: Rework arch RNG seeds and get some from kvm

From: Andy Lutomirski
Date: Tue Aug 12 2014 - 15:22:54 EST

On Tue, Aug 12, 2014 at 12:17 PM, Theodore Ts'o <tytso@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 12, 2014 at 12:11:29PM -0700, Andy Lutomirski wrote:
>> What's the status of this series? I assume that it's too late for at
>> least patches 2-5 to make it into 3.17.
> Which tree were you hoping this patch series to go through? I was
> assuming it would go through the x86 tree since the bulk of the
> changes in the x86 subsystem (hence my Acked-by).

There's some argument that patch 1 should go through the kvm tree.
There's no real need for patch 1 and 2-5 to end up in the same kernel
release, either.

> IIRC, Peter had some concerns, and I don't remember if they were all
> addressed. Peter?

I don't know. I rewrite one thing he didn't like and undid the other,
but there's plenty of opportunity for this version to be problematic, too.

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