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SubjectRe: [PATCH 06/13] async_tx: add support for asynchronous GF multiplication
Hi H. Peter,

H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> Ilya Yanok wrote:
>
>> async_gen_syndrome() takes element of GF^n(256) and returns result of
>> scalar multiplication of it with constant ({01}, {02}, {02}^2, ...,
>> {02}^n) vector.
>>
>
> 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.

Regards, Ilya.



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