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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] random: Add support for architectural random hooks
On Fri, 29 Jul 2011 23:20:40 -0700
Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org> wrote:

> If you don't trust the CPU rng, don't bother with stupid arguments
> about electron microscopes.

also, if you don't trust the CPU and want an electron microscope, make
sure to also audit the "mov" instruction that you use the cycle after
getting the random number, maybe THAT is booby trapped to muck with the
result ;-)



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