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Date:   Thu, 6 Aug 2020 19:17:41 -0700
From:   Linus Torvalds <>
To:     Guenter Roeck <>
Cc:     Catalin Marinas <>,
        Will Deacon <>,
        Linux ARM <>,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <>,
        Daniel Díaz <>,
        "Theodore Ts'o" <>, Qian Cai <>,
        Mark Brown <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] arm64: kaslr: Use standard early random function

On Thu, Aug 6, 2020 at 5:49 PM Guenter Roeck <> wrote:
> Use arch_get_random_seed_long_early() instead of arm64 specific functions
> to solve the problem. As a side effect of this change, the code no longer
> bypasses ARCH_RANDOM, which I consider desirable (after all, ARCH_RANDOM
> was disabled for a reason).

This patch looks sane to me, but let's see what the arm64 people say
in case they have preferences..


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