Re: Linux 5.3-rc8

From: Herbert Xu
Date: Sun Sep 15 2019 - 23:53:07 EST

Theodore Y. Ts'o <tytso@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> Ultimately, though, we need to find *some* way to fix userspace's
> assumptions that they can always get high quality entropy in early
> boot, or we need to get over people's distrust of Intel and RDRAND.
> Otherwise, future performance improvements in any part of the system
> which reduces the number of interrupts is always going to potentially
> result in somebody's misconfigured system or badly written
> applications to fail to boot. :-(

Can we perhaps artifically increase the interrupt rate while the
CRNG is not initialised?

Email: Herbert Xu <herbert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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