Entropy gathering changes in Debian Buster

Alternative title: Using RDRAND to cope with early boot entropy starvation This blog post, as well as the described investigation, was a joint effort of Alexandros Afentoulis and Nikos Kormpakis. Intro At Skroutz we operate a wide variety of services comprising the ecosystem behind Skroutz.gr, a comparison shopping engine which evolved to an e-commerce marketplace. We run these services on our own infrastructure, bare metal servers and virtual machines. All hosts are running Debian GNU/Linux, which on July 6th 2019 had its latest stable release, called Buster. [Read More]