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Re: lack of boot-time entropy on arm64 ec2 instances

On 2020-01-09 13:18:24 +0100 (+0100), Adam Dobrawy wrote:
> I wonder if the correct criterion for the cloud image is
> compatibility with AWS and GCP only. I suppose a large number of
> deployment are based on private cloud environments (OpenStack
> etc.).

Setting aside for the moment that there are plenty of
OpenStack-based public cloud providers too (at last count, far more
than there are proprietary cloud providers because, hey, free
software!), the vast majority of OpenStack deployments rely on KVM
for their hypervisor layer which has had VirtIO-RNG since ages.
Works just fine for OpenStack as long as the administrator turns it

<URL: https://docs.openstack.org/security-guide/instance-management/security-services-for-instances.html#entropy-to-instances >

Jeremy Stanley

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