[U-Boot] [PATCH v2] net: make net_random_ethaddr() more random

Bin Meng bmeng.cn at gmail.com
Tue Aug 27 08:40:32 UTC 2019

On Tue, Aug 27, 2019 at 4:14 PM Michael Walle <michael at walle.cc> wrote:
> The net_random_ethaddr() tries to get some entropy from different
> startup times of a board. The seed is initialized with get_timer() which
> has only a granularity of milliseconds. We can do better if we use
> get_ticks() which returns the raw timer ticks. Using this we have a
> higher chance of getting different values at startup.
> Signed-off-by: Michael Walle <michael at walle.cc>
> ---
> since v1:
>  - Removed the and-mask. Since there were no more comments I did some tests
>    and apparently there are no compiler warnings.
>  include/net.h | 2 +-
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

Reviewed-by: Bin Meng <bmeng.cn at gmail.com>

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