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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v4 1/3] VirtIO-RNG: Update default entropy sourc
Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v4 1/3] VirtIO-RNG: Update default entropy source to `/dev/urandom`
Tue, 14 May 2019 10:08:54 +0200
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).