Re: [PATCH 1/2] Initial support for Allwinner's Security ID fuses

From: Maxime Ripard
Date: Thu May 23 2013 - 11:27:59 EST

On Thu, May 23, 2013 at 05:05:21PM +0200, Oliver Schinagl wrote:
> On 05/23/13 16:58, Maxime Ripard wrote:
> >On Thu, May 23, 2013 at 10:10:17AM +0200, Oliver Schinagl wrote:
> >>Then, i'm not sure if the driver is the best for this to be loaded?
> >>Maxime, what do you think? Personally I would feel more in having
> >>this in the mach-sunxi/core.c bit, but then again, this is currently
> >>a module and wouldn't be useful to have there. Maxime is far more
> >>knowledgeable to answer that.
> >
> >Hmmm, I don't understand what you mean here. Could you explain what you
> >have in mind?
> I've thought about it a little, and don't think core.c is a good
> spot, since the module will have to be loaded, or available there.
> And that's really early.
> So I guess, during probe, controlled by a parameter perhaps, load
> all 16 bytes into the random pool as Linus suggested?

Yeah, though I don't really know what the parameter would be useful for,
but yes, do it in the driver's probe.

Maxime Ripard, Free Electrons
Embedded Linux, Kernel and Android engineering
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