[Bug 254513] virtio_random: random_harvestq spinning on a CPU with Q35 virtio random device

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Date: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 21:16:14 UTC

--- Comment #13 from Jamie Landeg-Jones <jamie@catflap.org> ---
(In reply to Matthias Andree from comment #12)

I was doing a new install on a new vm instance when I got bitten by this. I
couldn't find anyway of stopping virtio_random loading, whilst also letting me
continue the install.

Tellingly, modifying module_blacklist at the boot prompt didn't work
(Presumably because it's loaded by devmatch not the normal kernel booting??
This should be addressed)

I ended up modifying and recreating the install ISO by deleting the
virtio_random.ko file from the distribution, and using that, which was a bit


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