Re: [PATCH] drivers/net: remove network drivers' last few uses ofIRQF_SAMPLE_RANDOM

From: Alan Cox
Date: Fri May 16 2008 - 16:57:58 EST

On Fri, 16 May 2008 16:39:33 -0400
lsorense@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Lennart Sorensen) wrote:

> On Fri, May 16, 2008 at 09:04:45PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> > So open /dev/urandom in that case. It's a user space problem - this is
> > policy.
> How does user space know? Maybe someone is using the serial console,
> maybe not.

How does the kernel know - it has even less useful policy information ?
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