Re: Linux messages full of `random: get_random_u32 called from`

From: Theodore Y. Ts'o
Date: Tue Apr 24 2018 - 11:49:11 EST

On Tue, Apr 24, 2018 at 09:56:21AM -0400, Theodore Y. Ts'o wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 24, 2018 at 01:48:16PM +0200, Paul Menzel wrote:
> > Dear Linux folks,
> >
> >
> > Since Linux 4.17-rcX, Linux spams a lot of `random: get_random_u32 called
> > from` messages. I believe, this setting should be reverted by default as
> > otherwise a lot of other messages are not seen.
> Can you tell me a bit about your system? What distribution, what
> hardware is present in your sytsem (what architecture, what
> peripherals are attached, etc.)?

Can you also send me your dmesg or kern.log so I can see where
get_random_u32 is getting called from during your system startup?


- Ted