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Date: Wed, 7 Jun 2017 23:00:33 -0400
From: Theodore Ts'o <>
To: "Jason A. Donenfeld" <>
Cc: Linux Crypto Mailing List <>,
	LKML <>,,
	Greg Kroah-Hartman <>,
	David Miller <>,
	Eric Biggers <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 10/13] net/neighbor: use get_random_u32 for 32-bit
 hash random

On Tue, Jun 06, 2017 at 07:48:01PM +0200, Jason A. Donenfeld wrote:
> Using get_random_u32 here is faster, more fitting of the use case, and
> just as cryptographically secure. It also has the benefit of providing
> better randomness at early boot, which is when many of these structures
> are assigned.
> Signed-off-by: Jason A. Donenfeld <>
> Cc: David Miller <>

Applied to the random.git dev branch, thanks.

	       		      - Ted

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