Re: [PATCH 2/2] lguest: virtio-rng support

From: Herbert Xu
Date: Sat May 17 2008 - 02:46:03 EST

On Sat, May 17, 2008 at 04:28:03PM +1000, Rusty Russell wrote:
> But you did not address the DoS question: can we ignore it? Or are we trading
> off a DoS in the host against a potential security weakness in the guest?

Why not do both? Use the host's urandom to make the guest at least
unpredictable on start-up without increasing the guest's entropy,
and use the host's random to actually increase the guest's entropy.

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