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Re: regarding the changes to kernel entropy gathering

On Wed, Apr 7, 2021 at 7:10 AM Martin Husemann <> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 07, 2021 at 07:05:12AM -0400, matthew sporleder wrote:
> > Is the issue gaw saw exclusive to xen first boots?  Are there other
> > ways to end up in his situation?
> It happens on all new installations for machines with no RNG, which is
> the far majority of everything but "newish" amd64 and a few arm and mips
> boards/SoC.
> It is unrelated to Xen.
> Martin

So on a brand new installation/first boot why isn't the clock a
sufficiently random thing? (anymore?)

Hung and unusable systems are a big problem.  Happening on the first
boot is not a good first impression. :)

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