HEADS DOWN: via padlock possibly broken on master

Alex Hornung ahornung at gmail.com
Sun Jun 19 02:14:41 PDT 2011

Hi all,

The new padlock rng code has now been tested on both i386 and x86_64 (on
a Via Nano L2200) and seems stable. Many thanks to Sascha Wildner for
helping out with the testing.


On 18/06/11 01:29, Alex Hornung wrote:
> Hi all,
> I just commited something that might well cause a kernel panic if you
> are using a via cpu with padlock and use the padlock module. I added
> support to make use of Via's on-chip RNG, but someone needs to test it
> to confirm that it works as expected; I don't have a VIA CPU for testing.
> Regards,
> Alex Hornung

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