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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 1/2] fdt: add support for rng-seed
On Sun, May 12, 2019 at 7:39 PM Hsin-Yi Wang <hsinyi@chromium.org> wrote:
>
> Introducing a chosen node, rng-seed, which is an entropy that can be
> passed to kernel called very early to increase initial device
> randomness. Bootloader should provide this entropy and the value is
> read from /chosen/rng-seed in DT.
>
> Signed-off-by: Hsin-Yi Wang <hsinyi@chromium.org>
> ---
> change log:
> v1->v2:
> * call function in early_init_dt_scan_chosen
> * will add doc to devicetree-org/dt-schema on github if this is accepted
> ---
> Documentation/devicetree/bindings/chosen.txt | 14 ++++++++++++++
> drivers/of/fdt.c | 11 +++++++++++
> 2 files changed, 25 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/chosen.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/chosen.txt
> index 45e79172a646..fef5c82672dc 100644
> --- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/chosen.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/chosen.txt
> @@ -28,6 +28,20 @@ mode) when EFI_RNG_PROTOCOL is supported, it will be overwritten by
> the Linux EFI stub (which will populate the property itself, using
> EFI_RNG_PROTOCOL).
>
> +rng-seed
> +-----------
> +
> +This property served as an entropy to add device randomness. It is parsed
> +as a byte array, e.g.
> +
> +/ {
> + chosen {
> + rng-seed = <0x31 0x95 0x1b 0x3c 0xc9 0xfa 0xb3 ...>;
> + };
> +};
> +
> +This random value should be provided by bootloader.
> +
> stdout-path
> -----------
>
> diff --git a/drivers/of/fdt.c b/drivers/of/fdt.c
> index de893c9616a1..96ea5eba9dd5 100644
> --- a/drivers/of/fdt.c
> +++ b/drivers/of/fdt.c
> @@ -24,6 +24,7 @@
> #include <linux/debugfs.h>
> #include <linux/serial_core.h>
> #include <linux/sysfs.h>
> +#include <linux/random.h>
>
> #include <asm/setup.h> /* for COMMAND_LINE_SIZE */
> #include <asm/page.h>
> @@ -1079,6 +1080,7 @@ int __init early_init_dt_scan_chosen(unsigned long node, const char *uname,
> {
> int l;
> const char *p;
> + const void *rng_seed;
>
> pr_debug("search \"chosen\", depth: %d, uname: %s\n", depth, uname);
>
> @@ -1113,6 +1115,15 @@ int __init early_init_dt_scan_chosen(unsigned long node, const char *uname,
>
> pr_debug("Command line is: %s\n", (char*)data);
>
> + rng_seed = of_get_flat_dt_prop(node, "rng-seed", &l);
> + if (!rng_seed || l == 0)
> + return 1;

This only works if this hunk stays at the end of the function. I'd
invert the if and move the next 2 functions under it.

> +
> + /* try to clear seed so it won't be found. */
> + fdt_nop_property(initial_boot_params, node, "rng-seed");

I'd just delete the property.

Also, what about kexec? Don't you need to add a new seed?

> +
> + add_device_randomness(rng_seed, l);
> +
> /* break now */
> return 1;
> }
> --
> 2.20.1
>

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