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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 2/2] Crypto: Talitos: Support for Async_tx XOR offload
On Wed, 16 Dec 2009 21:04:58 +0530
Vishnu Suresh <Vishnu@freescale.com> wrote:

> Expose Talitos's XOR functionality to be used for
> RAID Parity calculation via the Async_tx layer.
>
> Known Issue:
> When used with fsldma, random crashes are observed
> on some platforms. Hence, inter-operability with fsldma
> is currently disabled
>
> Thanks to Surender Kumar and Lee Nipper for their help in
> realising this driver
>
> Signed-off-by: Kim Phillips <kim.phillips@freescale.com>
> Signed-off-by: Dipen Dudhat <Dipen.Dudhat@freescale.com>
> Signed-off-by: Maneesh Gupta <Maneesh.Gupta@freescale.com>
> Signed-off-by: Vishnu Suresh <Vishnu@freescale.com>
> ---
> Changes with respect to v1 as per comments received
> o. Rebased to linux-next as of 20091216
> o. The selection is based exclusive of fsldma
> o. Intoduced a new Kernel Configuration variable
> *. This enables selecting the Cryptographic functionality
> of Talitos along with fsldma.
> *. Disables the XOR parity calculation offload, if fsldma enabled
> either as kernel in-built or as a module
> *. Once the inter-operability with fsldma is resolved, this option
> can be removed

wait, why can't the interoperability bug be fixed in the first place?

Kim


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