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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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