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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/2] crypto: add new driver for Marvell CESA
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Am Donnerstag, 9. April 2015, 16:58:41 schrieb Boris Brezillon:

Hi Boris,

>Hello,
>
>This is an attempt to replace the mv_cesa driver by a new one to address
>some limitations of the existing driver.
>From a performance and CPU load point of view the most important
>limitation is the lack of DMA support, thus preventing us from chaining
>crypto operations.
>
>I know we usually try to adapt existing drivers instead of replacing them
>by new ones, but after trying to refactor the mv_cesa driver I realized it
>would take longer than writing an new one from scratch.
>
>Here are the main features brought by this new driver:
>- support for armada SoCs (up to 38x) while keeping support for older ones
> (Orion and Kirkwood)
>- DMA mode to offload the CPU in case of intensive crypto usage
>- new algorithms: SHA256, DES and 3DES
>
>I'd like to thank Arnaud, who has carefully reviewed several iterations of
>this driver, helped me improved my implementation, provided support for
>several crypto algorithms, provided support for armada-370 and tested
>the driver on different platforms, hence the SoB and dual MODULE_AUTHOR
>in the driver code.

Your patch 1/2 did not make it to the crypto list. To big? It is on the lkml
list though.
>
>Best Regards,
>
>Boris
>
>Boris Brezillon (2):
> crypto: add new driver for Marvell CESA
> crypto: marvell/CESA: update DT bindings documentation
>
> .../devicetree/bindings/crypto/mv_cesa.txt | 50 +-
> drivers/crypto/Kconfig | 2 +
> drivers/crypto/Makefile | 2 +-
> drivers/crypto/marvell/Makefile | 1 +
> drivers/crypto/marvell/cesa.c | 539 ++++++++
> drivers/crypto/marvell/cesa.h | 802 ++++++++++++
> drivers/crypto/marvell/cipher.c | 761 +++++++++++
> drivers/crypto/marvell/hash.c | 1349
>++++++++++++++++++++ drivers/crypto/marvell/tdma.c |
>223 ++++
> drivers/crypto/mv_cesa.c | 1193 -----------------
> drivers/crypto/mv_cesa.h | 150 ---
> 11 files changed, 3716 insertions(+), 1356 deletions(-)
> create mode 100644 drivers/crypto/marvell/Makefile
> create mode 100644 drivers/crypto/marvell/cesa.c
> create mode 100644 drivers/crypto/marvell/cesa.h
> create mode 100644 drivers/crypto/marvell/cipher.c
> create mode 100644 drivers/crypto/marvell/hash.c
> create mode 100644 drivers/crypto/marvell/tdma.c
> delete mode 100644 drivers/crypto/mv_cesa.c
> delete mode 100644 drivers/crypto/mv_cesa.h


Ciao
Stephan


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