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SubjectRe: [RFC] lib: crc8: add new library module providing crc8 algorithm
On Tue, 24 May 2011 09:45:47 +0200
"Arend van Spriel" <arend@broadcom.com> wrote:

> On 05/22/2011 04:19 PM, Alan Cox wrote:
> > Is it just used for wireless in this form ?
> >
> > See the n_gsm and bluetooth code for what I think is the same crc
> > algorithm but in reverse bit order .
>
> Hi Alan,
>
> Look into the code in n_gsm and bluetooth code. The algorithm is the
> same, but except for the bit order it also is using a different
> polynomial. My current implementation has a fixed table. I could do the
> table generation runtime with the polynomial and the bit order as
> parameters. That would make it more general purpose.

Probably not worth it - its so tiny a piece of code anyway (< 500 bytes
or so) that it's going to be bigger not smaller if you do that !


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