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

From: Matthias Andree
Date: Sun May 18 2008 - 06:59:42 EST

On Fri, 16 May 2008, Kok, Auke wrote:

> I remember Jesse telling that he had this very same experience while installing a
> RH box on a headless system with a serial console - a box prompted the user to
> rattle a keyboard in order for the ssh key generation to continue :)
> you absolutely don't want to use urandom for that I assume, but if the system just
> sits dead waiting for randomness, and you can't see the popup asking for some
> entropy, you're pretty much screwed :)

If the distro goofs up the headless installation mode, what is the
kernel's part of the fault? I see none.

Matthias Andree
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