[systemd-devel] rdrand generated with march=winchip-c6 in systemd-241

tedheadster tedheadster at gmail.com
Tue May 7 15:08:29 UTC 2019

On Tue, May 7, 2019 at 10:55 AM Jeffrey Walton <noloader at gmail.com> wrote:
> As far as I know the instruction is only defined for Intel, AMD and
> Hyogen cpus. See, for example,
> https://github.com/weidai11/cryptopp/blob/master/cpu.cpp#L380.

  I think you missed my point. The rdrand instruction is _not_
supported on this old hardware at all. The code should detect that and
avoid using it.

So the problem is that cpuid is either 1) incorrectly reporting that
it is supported or 2) the cpuid detection code is wrong.

- Matthew

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