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* This file is part of the Linux kernel.
* Copyright (c) 2011, Intel Corporation
* Authors: Fenghua Yu <>,
* H. Peter Anvin <>
* This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
* under the terms and conditions of the GNU General Public License,
* version 2, as published by the Free Software Foundation.
* This program is distributed in the hope it will be useful, but WITHOUT
* ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or
* FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for
* more details.
* You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with
* this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc.,
* 51 Franklin St - Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA.
#include <asm/processor.h>
#include <asm/archrandom.h>
#include <asm/sections.h>
static int __init x86_rdrand_setup(char *s)
return 1;
__setup("nordrand", x86_rdrand_setup);
* Force a reseed cycle; we are architecturally guaranteed a reseed
* after no more than 512 128-bit chunks of random data. This also
* acts as a test of the CPU capability.
#define RESEED_LOOP ((512*128)/sizeof(unsigned long))
void x86_init_rdrand(struct cpuinfo_x86 *c)
unsigned long tmp;
int i, count, ok;
if (!cpu_has(c, X86_FEATURE_RDRAND))
return; /* Nothing to do */
for (count = i = 0; i < RESEED_LOOP; i++) {
ok = rdrand_long(&tmp);
if (ok)
if (count != RESEED_LOOP)
clear_cpu_cap(c, X86_FEATURE_RDRAND);