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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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