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SubjectRe: [PATCH 06/13] async_tx: add support for asynchronous GF multiplication
Ilya Yanok wrote:
>>>
>> For any n (which would mean any GF field)? In that case, that is
>> generic scalar-vector multiplication...
>>
>
> Ok. I think I got it. Vectors are things that depend on position inside
> buffer and scalars are things that don't, am I right? In that sense we
> don't have any vector-vector multiplication. Both async_gen_syndrome()
> and async_pq() use constant coefficients. So I don't really understand
> the problem here.
>

Perhaps the interface is just too confusing (in which case it needs to
at least be better documented), but at least the synchronous simulation
code looked like it was doing a vector-vector multiply.

-hpa

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H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
I work for Intel. I don't speak on their behalf.



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