Re: [PATCH v1 1/3] Add the latent_entropy gcc plugin

From: Emese Revfy
Date: Mon May 30 2016 - 18:33:10 EST

On Tue, 24 May 2016 19:55:17 -0700
Kees Cook <keescook@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Yeah, answering "how random is this?" is not easy, but that's not what
> I meant. I'm more curious about specific build configs or hardware
> where calling get_random_int() early enough would always produce the
> same value (or the same value across all threads, etc), and in these
> cases, the new entropy should be visible when using the latent entropy
> plugin.

I booted minimal configs (not allnoconfig because it can't boot in qemu)
many times. I couldn't produce same values.