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Date: Wed, 7 Jun 2017 22:45:12 -0400
From: Theodore Ts'o <>
To: "Jason A. Donenfeld" <>
Cc: Linux Crypto Mailing List <>,
	LKML <>,,
	Greg Kroah-Hartman <>,
	David Miller <>,
	Eric Biggers <>,
	Ilya Dryomov <>, "Yan, Zheng" <>,
	Sage Weil <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 07/13] ceph: ensure RNG is seeded
 before using

On Tue, Jun 06, 2017 at 07:47:58PM +0200, Jason A. Donenfeld wrote:
> Ceph uses the RNG for various nonce generations, and it shouldn't accept
> using bad randomness. So, we wait for the RNG to be properly seeded. We
> do this by calling wait_for_random_bytes() in a function that is
> certainly called in process context, early on, so that all subsequent
> calls to get_random_bytes are necessarily acceptable.
> Signed-off-by: Jason A. Donenfeld <>
> Cc: Ilya Dryomov <>
> Cc: "Yan, Zheng" <>
> Cc: Sage Weil <>

Thanks, applied to the dev branch.

					- Ted

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