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From: "Theodore Y. Ts'o" <tytso@mit.edu>
To: Paul Menzel <pmenzel+linux-random-number@molgen.mpg.de>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Linux messages full of `random: get_random_u32 called from`
Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2018 03:41:44 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20180425074144.GA18803@thunk.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <d251173a-d7c0-3f55-7c22-a100f6093176@molgen.mpg.de>

Does this help on your system?

						- Ted

commit 4e00b339e264802851aff8e73cde7d24b57b18ce
Author: Theodore Ts'o <tytso@mit.edu>
Date:   Wed Apr 25 01:12:32 2018 -0400

    random: rate limit unseeded randomness warnings
    
    On systems without sufficient boot randomness, no point spamming dmesg.
    
    Signed-off-by: Theodore Ts'o <tytso@mit.edu>
    Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org

diff --git a/drivers/char/random.c b/drivers/char/random.c
index 721dca8db9cf..cd888d4ee605 100644
--- a/drivers/char/random.c
+++ b/drivers/char/random.c
@@ -261,6 +261,7 @@
 #include <linux/ptrace.h>
 #include <linux/workqueue.h>
 #include <linux/irq.h>
+#include <linux/ratelimit.h>
 #include <linux/syscalls.h>
 #include <linux/completion.h>
 #include <linux/uuid.h>
@@ -438,6 +439,16 @@ static void _crng_backtrack_protect(struct crng_state *crng,
 static void process_random_ready_list(void);
 static void _get_random_bytes(void *buf, int nbytes);
 
+static struct ratelimit_state unseeded_warning =
+	RATELIMIT_STATE_INIT("warn_unseeded_randomness", HZ, 3);
+static struct ratelimit_state urandom_warning =
+	RATELIMIT_STATE_INIT("warn_urandom_randomness", HZ, 3);
+
+static int ratelimit_disable __read_mostly;
+
+module_param_named(ratelimit_disable, ratelimit_disable, int, 0644);
+MODULE_PARM_DESC(ratelimit_disable, "Disable random ratelimit suppression");
+
 /**********************************************************************
  *
  * OS independent entropy store.   Here are the functions which handle
@@ -932,6 +943,18 @@ static void crng_reseed(struct crng_state *crng, struct entropy_store *r)
 		process_random_ready_list();
 		wake_up_interruptible(&crng_init_wait);
 		pr_notice("random: crng init done\n");
+		if (unseeded_warning.missed) {
+			pr_notice("random: %d get_random_xx warning(s) missed "
+				  "due to ratelimiting\n",
+				  unseeded_warning.missed);
+			unseeded_warning.missed = 0;
+		}
+		if (urandom_warning.missed) {
+			pr_notice("random: %d urandom warning(s) missed "
+				  "due to ratelimiting\n",
+				  urandom_warning.missed);
+			urandom_warning.missed = 0;
+		}
 	}
 }
 
@@ -1572,8 +1595,9 @@ static void _warn_unseeded_randomness(const char *func_name, void *caller,
 #ifndef CONFIG_WARN_ALL_UNSEEDED_RANDOM
 	print_once = true;
 #endif
-	pr_notice("random: %s called from %pS with crng_init=%d\n",
-		  func_name, caller, crng_init);
+	if (__ratelimit(&unseeded_warning))
+		pr_notice("random: %s called from %pS with crng_init=%d\n",
+			  func_name, caller, crng_init);
 }
 
 /*
@@ -1767,6 +1791,10 @@ static int rand_initialize(void)
 	init_std_data(&blocking_pool);
 	crng_initialize(&primary_crng);
 	crng_global_init_time = jiffies;
+	if (ratelimit_disable) {
+		urandom_warning.interval = 0;
+		unseeded_warning.interval = 0;
+	}
 	return 0;
 }
 early_initcall(rand_initialize);
@@ -1834,9 +1862,10 @@ urandom_read(struct file *file, char __user *buf, size_t nbytes, loff_t *ppos)
 
 	if (!crng_ready() && maxwarn > 0) {
 		maxwarn--;
-		printk(KERN_NOTICE "random: %s: uninitialized urandom read "
-		       "(%zd bytes read)\n",
-		       current->comm, nbytes);
+		if (__ratelimit(&urandom_warning))
+			printk(KERN_NOTICE "random: %s: uninitialized "
+			       "urandom read (%zd bytes read)\n",
+			       current->comm, nbytes);
 		spin_lock_irqsave(&primary_crng.lock, flags);
 		crng_init_cnt = 0;
 		spin_unlock_irqrestore(&primary_crng.lock, flags);

  reply	other threads:[~2018-04-25  7:41 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 65+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-04-24 11:48 Paul Menzel
2018-04-24 13:56 ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2018-04-24 14:30   ` Paul Menzel
2018-04-24 15:49   ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2018-04-24 15:56     ` Paul Menzel
2018-04-25  7:41       ` Theodore Y. Ts'o [this message]
2018-04-26  3:48         ` Paul Menzel
2018-04-29 14:22           ` Pavel Machek
2018-04-29 23:02   ` Dave Jones
2018-04-29 23:07     ` Dave Jones
2018-04-30  0:21       ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2018-04-26  5:51 ` Pavel Machek
2018-04-26  4:11 Sultan Alsawaf
2018-04-26  5:00 ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2018-04-26  5:05   ` Sultan Alsawaf
2018-04-26  7:32     ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2018-04-26 15:17       ` Sultan Alsawaf
2018-04-26 19:25         ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2018-04-26 20:22           ` Sultan Alsawaf
2018-04-26 20:47             ` Christian Brauner
2018-04-27  0:00               ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2018-04-27 15:38                 ` Jason A. Donenfeld
2018-04-27 19:14                   ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2018-04-26 23:56             ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2018-04-27  5:20               ` Sultan Alsawaf
2018-04-27 20:10                 ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2018-04-27 22:59                   ` Sultan Alsawaf
2018-04-29 14:32                   ` Pavel Machek
2018-04-29 17:05                     ` Sultan Alsawaf
2018-04-29 18:41                       ` Pavel Machek
2018-04-29 20:20                         ` Sultan Alsawaf
2018-04-29 21:18                           ` Pavel Machek
2018-04-29 21:34                             ` Sultan Alsawaf
2018-04-29 22:05                           ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2018-04-29 22:26                             ` Sultan Alsawaf
2018-04-29 22:43                               ` Jason A. Donenfeld
2018-04-29 22:49                                 ` Sultan Alsawaf
2018-04-30  0:11                                   ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2018-04-30  4:34                                     ` Sultan Alsawaf
2018-04-30 16:11                                       ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2018-05-01 19:53                                         ` Pavel Machek
2018-04-29 22:43                             ` Pavel Machek
2018-04-30  0:32                             ` Laura Abbott
2018-04-30 21:12                             ` Jeremy Cline
2018-05-01 11:52                               ` Justin Forbes
2018-05-01 12:55                                 ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2018-05-01 22:35                                   ` Justin Forbes
2018-05-02  0:02                                     ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2018-05-02 12:09                                       ` Justin Forbes
2018-05-02 16:26                                         ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2018-05-02 17:49                                           ` Laura Abbott
2018-05-02 22:25                                             ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2018-05-03  6:19                                               ` Pavel Machek
2018-05-03 12:23                                               ` Justin Forbes
2018-05-02  0:43                                     ` Sultan Alsawaf
2018-05-02  0:56                                       ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2018-05-02  1:11                                         ` Sultan Alsawaf
2018-04-29 18:30                   ` Sultan Alsawaf
2018-04-29 20:08                     ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2018-05-18  1:27                   ` Trent Piepho
2018-05-18  2:32                     ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2018-05-18 22:56                       ` Trent Piepho
2018-05-18 23:22                         ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2018-05-21 18:39                           ` Trent Piepho
2018-04-29 14:29               ` Pavel Machek

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