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

From: Corentin Labbe
Date: Wed Dec 14 2016 - 01:04:27 EST

On Wed, Dec 14, 2016 at 01:05:51PM +0800, Herbert Xu wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 13, 2016 at 03:10:59PM +0100, Corentin Labbe wrote:
> >
> > I have found two solutions:
> No we already have algif_rng so let's not confuse things even
> further by making hwrng take PRNGs.

But algif_rng is not accessible from user space without any coding.
So no easy "random" data with some cat /dev/xxxx.

Clearly users of the 3 already intree hw_random PRNG will see that like a regresion.

Corentin Labbe