Re: [PATCH v2] crypto: sun4i-ss: support the Security System PRNG

From: Corentin Labbe
Date: Tue Dec 13 2016 - 10:34:02 EST

On Tue, Dec 13, 2016 at 08:53:54PM +0530, PrasannaKumar Muralidharan wrote:
> > What do you think about those two solutions ?
> I prefer the second solution's idea of using two files (/dev/hwrng and
> /dev/hwprng). Upon having a quick glance it looks like (based on
> current_rng == prng check) that your current implementation allows
> only one rng device to be in use at a time. It would be better to have
> both usable at the same time. So applications that need pseudo random
> data at high speed can use /dev/prng while applications that require
> true random number can use /dev/rng. Please feel free to correct if my
> understanding of the code is incorrect. Along with this change I think
> changing the algif_rng to use this code if this solution is going to
> be used.

No, there could be both device at the same time.