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Subject[PATCH 14/14] crc32: Select an algorithm via kconfig
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Allow the kernel builder to choose a crc32* algorithm for the kernel.

Signed-off-by: Darrick J. Wong <djwong@us.ibm.com>
---
lib/Kconfig | 36 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
lib/crc32defs.h | 18 ++++++++++++++++++
2 files changed, 54 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/lib/Kconfig b/lib/Kconfig
index cfddafc..e9b9134 100644
--- a/lib/Kconfig
+++ b/lib/Kconfig
@@ -70,6 +70,42 @@ config CRC32_SELFTEST
and crc32_be over byte strings with random alignment and length
and computes the total elapsed time and number of bytes processed.

+choice
+ prompt "CRC32 implementation"
+ depends on CRC32
+ default CRC32_SLICEBY8
+
+config CRC32_SLICEBY8
+ bool "Slice by 8 bytes"
+ help
+ Calculate checksum 8 bytes at a time with a clever slicing algorithm.
+ This is the fastest algorithm, but comes with a 8KiB lookup table.
+ Most modern processors have enough cache that this shouldn't be
+ a problem.
+
+ If you don't know which to choose, choose this one.
+
+config CRC32_SLICEBY4
+ bool "Slice by 4 bytes"
+ help
+ Calculate checksum 4 bytes at a time with a clever slicing algorithm.
+ This is a bit slower than slice by 8, but has a smaller 4KiB lookup
+ table.
+
+config CRC32_SARWATE
+ bool "Sarwate's Algorithm (one byte at a time)"
+ help
+ Calculate checksum a byte at a time using Sarwate's algorithm. This
+ is not particularly fast, but has a small 256 byte lookup table.
+
+config CRC32_BIT
+ bool "Classic Algorithm (one bit at a time)"
+ help
+ Calculate checksum one bit at a time. This is VERY slow, but has
+ no lookup table. This is provided as a debugging option.
+
+endchoice
+
config CRC7
tristate "CRC7 functions"
help
diff --git a/lib/crc32defs.h b/lib/crc32defs.h
index 6fd1917..64cba2c 100644
--- a/lib/crc32defs.h
+++ b/lib/crc32defs.h
@@ -13,6 +13,24 @@
*/
#define CRC32C_POLY_LE 0x82F63B78

+/* Try to choose an implementation variant via Kconfig */
+#ifdef CONFIG_CRC32_SLICEBY8
+# define CRC_LE_BITS 64
+# define CRC_BE_BITS 64
+#endif
+#ifdef CONFIG_CRC32_SLICEBY4
+# define CRC_LE_BITS 32
+# define CRC_BE_BITS 32
+#endif
+#ifdef CONFIG_CRC32_SARWATE
+# define CRC_LE_BITS 8
+# define CRC_BE_BITS 8
+#endif
+#ifdef CONFIG_CRC32_BIT
+# define CRC_LE_BITS 1
+# define CRC_BE_BITS 1
+#endif
+
/*
* How many bits at a time to use. Valid values are 1, 2, 4, 8, 32 and 64.
* For less performance-sensitive, use 4 or 8 to save table size.


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