|From:||Alan Cox <alan-AT-lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>|
|To:||Chris Peterson <cpeterso-AT-cpeterso.com>|
|Subject:||Re: [PATCH] drivers/net: remove network drivers' last few uses of IRQF_SAMPLE_RANDOM|
|Date:||Thu, 15 May 2008 14:21:54 +0100|
On Thu, 15 May 2008 00:11:10 -0700 (PDT) Chris Peterson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > I know Jeff Garzik says he's not interested in an anti-entropy pogrom for existing net drivers, but here is the patch if anyone else is interested..? :) > > Only 12 net drivers are affected, the last of the theoretically-exploitable network entropy. Looks fine to me. If Jeff doesn't want to touch them then send them direct to Andrew/Linus. A more interesting alternative might be to mark things like network drivers with a new flag say IRQF_SAMPLE_DUBIOUS so that users can be given a switch to enable/disable their use depending upon the environment. Alan
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