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Re: regarding the changes to kernel entropy gathering

>> My question is, how can we tell what random sources a system actually
>> has, i.e. is there some flag that cpuctl identify shows when a system
> What about architectures that have nothing like RDRAND/RDSEED?  Are
> they, effectively, totally unsupported now?

Nope, not entirely.  But they have to be seeded once.  If they
have storage which survives reboots, and entropy is saved and
restored on reboot, they will be ~fine.

Systems without persistent storage and also without RDRAND/RDSEED
will however be ... a more challenging problem.


- Håvard

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