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Date:   Tue, 5 Oct 2021 13:40:19 +0200
From:   Laurent Vivier <lvivier@...hat.com>
To:     linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     Alexander Potapenko <glider@...gle.com>,
        linux-crypto@...r.kernel.org, Dmitriy Vyukov <dvyukov@...gle.com>,
        rusty@...tcorp.com.au, amit@...nel.org, akong@...hat.com,
        Herbert Xu <herbert@...dor.apana.org.au>,
        "Michael S . Tsirkin" <mst@...hat.com>,
        Matt Mackall <mpm@...enic.com>,
        virtualization@...ts.linux-foundation.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/4] hwrng: virtio - add an internal buffer

On 22/09/2021 19:08, Laurent Vivier wrote:
> hwrng core uses two buffers that can be mixed in the virtio-rng queue.
> 
> This series fixes the problem by adding an internal buffer in virtio-rng.
> 
> Once the internal buffer is added, we can fix two other problems:
> 
> - to be able to release the driver without waiting the device releases the
>    buffer
> 
> - actually returns some data when wait=0 as we can have some already
>    available data
> 
> It also tries to improve the performance by always having a buffer in
> the queue of the device.
> 
> Laurent Vivier (4):
>    hwrng: virtio - add an internal buffer
>    hwrng: virtio - don't wait on cleanup
>    hwrng: virtio - don't waste entropy
>    hwrng: virtio - always add a pending request
> 
>   drivers/char/hw_random/virtio-rng.c | 84 +++++++++++++++++++++--------
>   1 file changed, 63 insertions(+), 21 deletions(-)
> 

Any comment?

Do we need a v2?

Thanks,
Laurent

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