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Re: Handling of entropy during boot




Hi,
On Mon, Jan 14, 2019 at 05:56:20PM +0100, W. Martin Borgert wrote:
> Quoting Michael Stone <mstone@xxxxxxxxxx>:
> > Unless the cpu supports rdrand/rdseed, installing rng-tools5 won't
> > really change anything. If it does support those, it probably makes more
> > sense going forward to just enable CONFIG_RANDOM_TRUST_CPU rather than
> > installing another package.
> 
> This option is only available for some architectures (X86, S390, PPC)?
> What about the others?

There's also jitterentropy-rngd which does the trick but I haven't
looked at the security implications.
 -- Guido