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SubjectRe: [PATCH] crypto: catch base cipher self-test failures in fips mode
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On Wednesday 29 April 2009 09:26:46 Herbert Xu wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 09:18:37AM -0400, Jarod Wilson wrote:
> > On Wednesday 29 April 2009 09:15:07 Herbert Xu wrote:
> > > On Tue, Apr 28, 2009 at 09:11:51PM -0400, Jarod Wilson wrote:
> > > >
> > > > +notest:
> > > > + printk(KERN_INFO "alg: No test for %s (%s)\n", alg, driver);
> > >
> > > Can notest ever get here with rc != 0?
> >
> > Nope.
>
> So why do we need to move it?

Oh. Hrm. Upon looking a bit harder at it, I think the only reason
would be if we wanted to print out a message claiming success in
testing ctr(aes).

There's also a devious ulterior motive for this patch, which is
to make the cryptodev tree look identical(er) to the Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 5.x kernel tree w/in alg_test()...

--
Jarod Wilson
jarod@redhat.com


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