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Re: HEADS DOWN: via padlock possibly broken on master

From: Alex Hornung <ahornung@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 18 Jun 2011 23:38:38 +0100


simply put, because nobody will test it. Padlock is not on by default,
it has to be enabled in the kernel config or the module loaded.

In any case, with the most recent commit, this should work just fine, I
managed to test it on my NAS which has a via nano.


On 18/06/11 22:03, Chris Turner wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 18, 2011 at 01:29:21AM +0100, Alex Hornung wrote:
>> I added
>> support to make use of Via's on-chip RNG, but someone needs to test it
>> to confirm that it works as expected; I don't have a VIA CPU for testing.
> As someone recently bit by a similar type of issue ( rum(4) not being
> up-ported for new wifi stuff) this seems like a bad idea -
> If the code is untested and not 'core' -- why not commit it with some
> kind of 'options' guard or somesuch until someone is able to test, etc?
> </2c>
> - Chris

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