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SubjectRe: Linux 5.3-rc8
Theodore Y. Ts'o <tytso@mit.edu> wrote:
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> 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?

Cheers,
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