Re: [PATCH v3 0/2] hwrng, virtio-rng: init-time fixes

From: Herbert Xu
Date: Mon Jul 14 2014 - 08:51:41 EST

On Thu, Jul 10, 2014 at 03:42:33PM +0530, Amit Shah wrote:
> v3:
> - Kees Cook pointed out a weird side-effect: devices which have
> ->init() registered get their randomness added to the system each
> time they're switched in, but devices that don't have the init
> callback don't contribute to system randomness more than once. The
> weirdness is resolved here by using the randomness each time
> hwrng_init() is attempted, irrespective of the existence of the
> device's ->init() callback.

All applied to crypto. Thanks!
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