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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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