On Mi, 17.04.19 13:01, Jason L Tibbitts III (tibbs(a)math.uh.edu) wrote:
>>>>> "LP" == Lennart Poettering
LP> That's not true anymore. There's a kernel compile time option now
LP> for that in CONFIG_RANDOM_TRUST_CPU=y. And yes, the Fedora kernel
LP> sets that since a while.
Isn't this arch-dependent?
Yes it is. But so is rngd afaik? It uses the RDTSC, RDSEED and TPM RNG
iiuc and those are either x86 specific (in case of RDTSC/RDSEED) or
pretty much so (in case of the TPM RNG).
Lennart Poettering, Berlin