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Date:	Wed, 16 Jul 2014 21:55:15 -0700
From:	"H. Peter Anvin" <>
To:	Andy Lutomirski <>
CC:	Raghavendra K T <>,
	Paolo Bonzini <>, X86 ML <>,
	Bandan Das <>, Gleb Natapov <>,
	kvm list <>,
	"Theodore Ts'o" <>,
	Srivatsa Vaddagiri <>,
	Daniel Borkmann <>,
	"" <>,
	Kees Cook <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 2/5] random,x86: Add arch_get_slow_rng_u64

On 07/16/2014 05:03 PM, Andy Lutomirski wrote:
>> prandom is exactly the opposite; it is designed for when we need
>> possibly low quality random numbers very quickly.  RDRAND is actually
>> too slow.
> I meant that prandom isn't using rdrand for early seeding.

We should probably fix that.


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