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

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Wed Aug 13 2014 - 14:44:59 EST

On 08/13/2014 11:33 AM, Andy Lutomirski wrote:
> As for doing arch_random_init after clone/migration, I think we'll
> need another KVM extension for that, since, AFAIK, we don't actually
> get notified that we were cloned or migrated. That will be
> nontrivial. Maybe we can figure that out at KS, too.

We don't need a reset when migrated (although it might be a good idea
under some circumstances, i.e. if the pools might somehow have gotten
exposed) but definitely when cloned.


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