[PVE-User] Debian buster inside PVE KVM

Chris Hofstaedtler | Deduktiva chris.hofstaedtler at deduktiva.com
Mon Jul 8 10:43:54 CEST 2019


* Thomas Lamprecht <t.lamprecht at proxmox.com> [190708 09:13]:
> Am 7/8/19 um 8:05 AM schrieb Fabian Grünbichler:
> > On Mon, Jul 08, 2019 at 02:16:34AM +0200, Chris Hofstaedtler | Deduktiva wrote:
[..]
> >> Are there any recommendations at this time or plans for adding
> >> virtio_rng?
> > 
> > filed [1] to keep track of adding proper support, as it sounds like a
> > simple enough but worthwhile feature to me :)
> > 
> > 1: https://bugzilla.proxmox.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2264
> 
> The request for this is a bit older, and then some concerns about
> possible depleting the hosts entropy pool were raised.
> Maybe we want to ship havedged, or at least recommend it in docs if no
> other "high" bandwitdh (relatively speaking) HW rng source is
> available on the host...

Right, makes sense. OTOH on modern hosts with RDRAND and
CONFIG_RANDOM_TRUST_CPU=y (as in 5.0.15-1-pve) this shouldn't be
much of a problem (guessing here).

Cheers,
Chris

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