[PATCH 1/1] efi_loader: EFI_RNG_PROTOCOL
sughosh.ganu at linaro.org
Tue Feb 18 17:39:53 CET 2020
On Tue, 18 Feb 2020 at 19:44, Heinrich Schuchardt <xypron.glpk at gmx.de>
> On 2/18/20 11:26 AM, Sughosh Ganu wrote:
> > On Sat, 15 Feb 2020 at 04:04, Heinrich Schuchardt <xypron.glpk at gmx.de
> > <mailto:xypron.glpk at gmx.de>> wrote:
> > Do not use quotation marks for Kconfig help text.
> > Replace rng abbreviation by full words.
> > Signed-off-by: Heinrich Schuchardt <xypron.glpk at gmx.de
> > <mailto:xypron.glpk at gmx.de>>
> > ---
> > lib/efi_loader/Kconfig | 4 ++--
> > 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> > diff --git a/lib/efi_loader/Kconfig b/lib/efi_loader/Kconfig
> > index a7afa3f29e..84a4a35d80 100644
> > --- a/lib/efi_loader/Kconfig
> > +++ b/lib/efi_loader/Kconfig
> > @@ -127,7 +127,7 @@ config EFI_RNG_PROTOCOL
> > bool "EFI_RNG_PROTOCOL support"
> > depends on DM_RNG
> > help
> > - "Support for EFI_RNG_PROTOCOL implementation. Uses the rng
> > - device on the platform"
> > + Provide a EFI_RNG_PROTOCOL implementation using the
> > hardware random
> > + number generator of the platform.
> > Should we mention the word hardware in the sentence. Can it simply be
> > stated as "random number generator". I know that the existing sentence
> > too uses "rng device" which has hardware connotations. But the protocol
> > can also be used with a pseudo random number generator as well.
> > -sughosh
> Chapter 37.5 Random Number Generator Protocol of the UEFI mentions that
> if this protocol uses a deterministic RNG it must be based on a source
> of raw entropy.
> So I think "using the hardware random number generator of the platform"
> is accurate.
Yes. Makes sense.
Acked-by: Sughosh Ganu <sughosh.ganu at linaro.org>
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