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    SubjectRe: enable dual rng on VIA C7
    Dave Jones wrote:
    > > > Something like this perhaps ?
    > >
    > > Yes, I think that's a big step in the right direction!
    > >
    > > But I am no expert and cannot really judge how necessary or correct the
    > > implementation is w.r.t. the 'undefined' function bits for CPU's that
    > > lack a certain feature.
    > The checks at the end of the patch for the x86_mask/model ensure
    > we only enable the 2nd noise source on CPUs documented to have it,
    > so we should be safe.
    > Andrew, want to throw that in the -mm pile for a while?

    Thanks for assuring we are 'safe'.
    Sounds OK to me.
    Thanks for picking up this tiny improvement.

    Any ideas on the power consumption increase question I received w.r.t.
    this patch? (or why VIA would have made the 2nd RNG switchable)
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