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Date:   Tue, 27 Dec 2016 23:38:42 +0100
From:   Stephan Müller <>
To:     Ted Tso <>
Subject: [PATCH 0/8] random: cleanup of code after removal of nonblocking pool

Hi Ted,

with the removal of the nonblocking_pool, several code paths are now unused
which were only applicable to the nonblocking pool. This patch set removes
these unused code paths.

Also, a code path in the add_interrupt_randomness function that is never used
is removed.

In addition, the FIPS 140-2 continuous self tests are required to process
the output data of the RNG given to a caller. A patch is added to cover this


Stephan Mueller (8):
  random: remove stale maybe_reseed_primary_crng
  random: remove stale urandom_init_wait
  random: trigger random_ready callback upon crng_init == 1
  random: remove unused branch in hot code path
  random: remove variable limit
  random: fix comment for unused random_min_urandom_seed
  random: remove noop function call to xfer_secondary_pool
  random: move FIPS continuous test to output functions

 drivers/char/random.c | 118 +++++++++++++++++++++++---------------------------
 1 file changed, 53 insertions(+), 65 deletions(-)


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