Re: Security Random Number Generator support
From: Ard Biesheuvel
Date: Tue Jun 02 2020 - 08:14:48 EST
On Tue, 2 Jun 2020 at 10:15, Neal Liu <neal.liu@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> These patch series introduce a security random number generator
> which provides a generic interface to get hardware rnd from Secure
> state. The Secure state can be Arm Trusted Firmware(ATF), Trusted
> Execution Environment(TEE), or even EL2 hypervisor.
> Patch #1..2 adds sec-rng kernel driver for Trustzone based SoCs.
> For security awareness SoCs on ARMv8 with TrustZone enabled,
> peripherals like entropy sources is not accessible from normal world
> (linux) and rather accessible from secure world (HYP/ATF/TEE) only.
> This driver aims to provide a generic interface to Arm Trusted
> Firmware or Hypervisor rng service.
> changes since v1:
> - rename mt67xx-rng to mtk-sec-rng since all MediaTek ARMv8 SoCs can reuse
> this driver.
> - refine coding style and unnecessary check.
> changes since v2:
> - remove unused comments.
> - remove redundant variable.
> changes since v3:
> - add dt-bindings for MediaTek rng with TrustZone enabled.
> - revise HWRNG SMC call fid.
> changes since v4:
> - move bindings to the arm/firmware directory.
> - revise driver init flow to check more property.
> changes since v5:
> - refactor to more generic security rng driver which
> is not platform specific.
> *** BLURB HERE ***
> Neal Liu (2):
> dt-bindings: rng: add bindings for sec-rng
> hwrng: add sec-rng driver
There is no reason to model a SMC call as a driver, and represent it
via a DT node like this.
It would be much better if this SMC interface is made truly generic,
and wired into the arch_get_random() interface, which can be used much
> .../devicetree/bindings/rng/sec-rng.yaml | 53 ++++++
> drivers/char/hw_random/Kconfig | 13 ++
> drivers/char/hw_random/Makefile | 1 +
> drivers/char/hw_random/sec-rng.c | 155 ++++++++++++++++++
> 4 files changed, 222 insertions(+)
> create mode 100644 Documentation/devicetree/bindings/rng/sec-rng.yaml
> create mode 100644 drivers/char/hw_random/sec-rng.c