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Re: repeatable boot randomness inside KVM guest




On Sat, Apr 14, 2018 at 06:44:19PM -0400, Theodore Y. Ts'o wrote:
> What needs to happen is freelist should get randomized much later in
> the boot sequence.  Doing it later will require locking; I don't know
> enough about the slab/slub code to know whether the slab_mutex would
> be sufficient, or some other lock might need to be added.

Could we have the bootloader pass in some initial randomness?