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Date:	Mon, 14 Jul 2014 20:50:06 +0800
From:	Herbert Xu <herbert@...dor.apana.org.au>
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>, keescook@...omium.org,
	jason@...edaemon.net
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 0/2] hwrng, virtio-rng: init-time fixes

On Thu, Jul 10, 2014 at 03:42:33PM +0530, Amit Shah wrote:
> v3:
>  - Kees Cook pointed out a weird side-effect: devices which have
>    ->init() registered get their randomness added to the system each
>    time they're switched in, but devices that don't have the init
>    callback don't contribute to system randomness more than once.  The
>    weirdness is resolved here by using the randomness each time
>    hwrng_init() is attempted, irrespective of the existence of the
>    device's ->init() callback.

All applied to crypto.  Thanks!
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