Re: [PATCH 4.19 72/98] x86/CPU/AMD: Clear RDRAND CPUID bit on AMD family 15h/16h

From: Borislav Petkov
Date: Wed Aug 28 2019 - 08:46:29 EST

On Wed, Aug 28, 2019 at 02:29:13PM +0200, Pavel Machek wrote:
> This is not a way to have an inteligent conversation.

No, this *is* the way to keep the conversation sane, without veering
off into some absurd claims.

So, to cut to the chase: you can simply add "rdrand=force" to your
cmdline parameters and get back to using RDRAND.

And yet if you still feel this fix does not meet your expectations,
you were told already to either produce patches or who to contact. I'm
afraid complaining on this thread won't get you anywhere but that's your


Good mailing practices for 400: avoid top-posting and trim the reply.