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Date:   Fri, 27 Apr 2018 11:44:33 +0200
From:   Ingo Molnar <>
To:     "Theodore Y. Ts'o" <>,
        Tetsuo Handa <>,,,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 4.9 75/95] random: set up the NUMA crng instances after
 the CRNG is fully initialized

* Theodore Y. Ts'o <> wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 26, 2018 at 03:53:58PM +0900, Tetsuo Handa wrote:
> > Oh, pull request was already sent. Should be merged shortly.
> > 
> >
> More testing, either before or after merging, would be greatly
> appreciated.  One of the challenges is that there are a lot of systems
> out there with different amounts of boot entropy available.  So this
> pull request was needed to help deal with issues on crazy big machines
> (CONFIG_NUMA) and crazy small laptops (old/small chromebooks
> repurposed to support Ubuntu and small ARM systems) --- neither of
> which I had access to when I was putting together the fixes to the
> random driver.
> So any feedback before 4.17 gets released would be really helpful!
> Thanks!!

I tested this upstream commit:

  665fa0000aed: Merge tag 'random_for_linus_stable' of git://

... and the bug is fixed here too, my test machine is back to 'perfect'.



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