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SubjectRe: [PATCH] drivers/net: remove network drivers' last few uses of IRQF_SAMPLE_RANDOM
On Thu, 15 May 2008 00:11:10 -0700 (PDT)
Chris Peterson <> 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.


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