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SubjectRe: [PATCH] crypto: catch base cipher self-test failures in fips mode
On Wednesday 29 April 2009 06:36:23 Neil Horman wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 28, 2009 at 09:11:51PM -0400, Jarod Wilson wrote:
> > I think this might have already been posted by Neil Horman, and
> > we already have it in the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.x kernels,
> > but in fips mode, we need to panic on the base cipher self-tests
> > failing as well as the later tests.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Jarod Wilson <>
> >
> I did post it:
> looks like it somehow just never made it to Linus. Thanks for noticing, Jarod.

That part got committed, this is an additional piece, as I believe that
wasn't quite complete. This patch adds another check for the rc of
alg_test_cipher() (vs. only the check for alg_test_descs[i].test()).

Jarod Wilson

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