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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v4 1/3] VirtIO-RNG: Update default entropy sourc

From: Kashyap Chamarthy
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v4 1/3] VirtIO-RNG: Update default entropy source to `/dev/urandom`
Date: Tue, 14 May 2019 10:08:54 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.11.3 (2019-02-01)

On Tue, May 14, 2019 at 09:56:00AM +0200, Laurent Vivier wrote:
> From: Kashyap Chamarthy <address@hidden>
> When QEMU exposes a VirtIO-RNG device to the guest, that device needs a
> source of entropy, and that source needs to be "non-blocking", like
> `/dev/urandom`.  However, currently QEMU defaults to the problematic
> `/dev/random`, which on linux is "blocking" (as in, it waits until

OCD nit: s/linux/Linux/

Maybe Michael can do the touch up when applying.

Thanks, Laurent, for reworking the commit message update.

> sufficient entropy is available).



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