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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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