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SubjectRe: Linux messages full of `random: get_random_u32 called from`
On Tue, May 01, 2018 at 05:35:56PM -0500, Justin Forbes wrote:
> I have not reproduced in GCE myself. We did get some confirmation
> that removing dracut-fips does make the problem less dire (but I
> wouldn't call a 4 minute boot a win, but booting in 4 minutes is
> better than not booting at all). Specifically systemd calls libgcrypt
> before it even opens the log with fips there, and this is before
> virtio-rng modules could even load. Right now though, we are looking
> at pretty much any possible options as the majority of people are
> calling for me to backout the patches completely from rawhide.

FWIW, Debian Testing is using systemd 238, and from what I can tell
it's calling libgcrypt and it has the same (as near as I can tell)
totally pointless hmac nonsense, and it's not a problem that I can
see. Of course, Debian and Fedora may have a different set of

- Ted

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