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Date:	Thu, 10 Jul 2014 07:13:38 -0400
From:	Jason Cooper <jason@...edaemon.net>
To:	Amit Shah <amit.shah@...hat.com>
Cc:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	Virtualization List <virtualization@...ts.linux-foundation.org>,
	Rusty Russell <rusty@...tcorp.com.au>,
	herbert@...dor.apana.org.au, keescook@...omium.org,
	stable@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 1/2] hwrng: fetch randomness only after device init

On Thu, Jul 10, 2014 at 03:42:34PM +0530, Amit Shah wrote:
> Commit d9e7972619334 "hwrng: add randomness to system from rng sources"
> added a call to rng_get_data() from the hwrng_register() function.
> However, some rng devices need initialization before data can be read
> from them.
> 
> This commit makes the call to rng_get_data() depend on no init fn
> pointer being registered by the device.  If an init function is
> registered, this call is made after device init.
> 
> CC: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
> CC: Jason Cooper <jason@...edaemon.net>
> CC: Herbert Xu <herbert@...dor.apana.org.au>
> CC: <stable@...r.kernel.org> # For v3.15+
> Signed-off-by: Amit Shah <amit.shah@...hat.com>
> ---
>  drivers/char/hw_random/core.c | 41 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++--------
>  1 file changed, 33 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)

Reviewed-by: Jason Cooper <jason@...edaemon.net>

thx,

Jason.
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