Re: Linux 5.3-rc8

From: Willy Tarreau
Date: Sun Sep 15 2019 - 03:01:23 EST

On Sun, Sep 15, 2019 at 08:56:55AM +0200, Lennart Poettering wrote:
> There's benefit in being able to wait until the pool is initialized
> before we update the random seed stored on disk with a new one,

And what exactly makes you think that waiting with arms crossed not
doing anything else has any chance to make the situation change if
you already had no such entropy available when reaching that first
call, especially during early boot ?