Date: Sun, 10 Jul 2016 22:12:53 +0530 From: Shubham Bansal <illusionist.neo@...il.com> To: kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com Cc: sandyinchina@...il.com, smueller@...onox.de, tytso@....edu, keescook@...omium.org, jsd@...n.com Subject: Re: Looking for something to WORK ON Hi Sandy, On Wed, Jul 6, 2016 at 8:44 PM, Sandy Harris <sandyinchina@...il.com> wrote: > Shubham Bansal <illusionist.neo@...il.com> wrote: > > > I want to start with linux kernel development and looking for some > project > > where I can contribute. > > Nearly all crypto and the address randomisation that is part of kernel > hardening depend on good random numbers, for Linux on the random(4) > driver. Getting it initialised early enough & well enough is an > extremely tricky problem. Several people have proposed solutions but > AFAIK none are complete and it might benefit from having fresh eyes > take a look, especially if you have a good background in crypto or > math. > I have a basic understanding of crypto as I just graduated. But it sound really interesting to work on. I am happy to work on it if you think it would be good, But I must tell you that I have to read a lot for this. > > Not all discussion is here; other relevant lists include > linux-crypto@...r.kernel.org and cryptography@...zdowd.com. Subscribed. > People to > look for include the maintainer, tytso@....edu, the main person > working on the problem here, keescook@...omium.org, Should I mail them to get the update and how can I start contributing ? > two guys who have > proposed drive rewrites that partly solve the problem, me and > smueller@...onox.de, and one with a lot of excellent comments, > jsd@...n.com. > Would it be possible to work with you on this ? I would try my best. I would need some help from your side though. Looking forward to hearing back from you. I would like to get started with it soon. Thanks, Shubham Bansal Content of type "text/html" skipped
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