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From: Sultan Alsawaf <sultanxda@gmail.com>
To: "Jason A. Donenfeld" <Jason@zx2c4.com>
Cc: "Theodore Y. Ts'o" <tytso@mit.edu>, Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>, Jann Horn <jannh@google.com>
Subject: Re: Linux messages full of `random: get_random_u32 called from`
Date: Sun, 29 Apr 2018 15:49:28 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20180429224928.teg6zyfjxndbcnsn@sultan-box> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAHmME9r5XNS_AU234vKbt9PoHGN3PooFSA8EqNfDRpBHREdQAQ@mail.gmail.com>

On Mon, Apr 30, 2018 at 12:43:48AM +0200, Jason A. Donenfeld wrote:
> > -       if ((fast_pool->count < 64) &&
> > -           !time_after(now, fast_pool->last + HZ))
> > -               return;
> > -
> 
> I suspect you still want the rate-limiting in place. But if you _do_
> want to cheat like this, you could instead just modify the condition
> to only relax the rate limiting when !crng_init().

Good idea. Attached a new patch that's less intrusive. It still fixes my issue,
of course.

Sultan

>From 6870b0383b88438d842599aa8608a260e6fb0ed2 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Sultan Alsawaf <sultanxda@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 29 Apr 2018 15:44:27 -0700
Subject: [PATCH] random: don't ratelimit add_interrupt_randomness() until crng
 is ready

---
 drivers/char/random.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/char/random.c b/drivers/char/random.c
index 38729baed6ee..8c00c008e797 100644
--- a/drivers/char/random.c
+++ b/drivers/char/random.c
@@ -1201,7 +1201,7 @@ void add_interrupt_randomness(int irq, int irq_flags)
 	}
 
 	if ((fast_pool->count < 64) &&
-	    !time_after(now, fast_pool->last + HZ))
+	    !time_after(now, fast_pool->last + HZ) && crng_ready())
 		return;
 
 	r = &input_pool;
-- 
2.14.1

  reply	other threads:[~2018-04-29 22:49 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 65+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
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 [this message]
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
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
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
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

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