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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/3] crypto: qce: ice: Add support for Inline Crypto Engine
On Wed, Oct 17, 2018 at 08:47:56PM +0530, AnilKumar Chimata wrote:
> This patch adds support for Inline Crypto Engine (ICE), which
> is embedded into storage device/controller such as UFS/eMMC.
> ICE is intended for high throughput cryptographic encryption
> or decryption of storage data.
>
> Signed-off-by: AnilKumar Chimata <anilc@codeaurora.org>
> ---
> Documentation/crypto/msm/ice.txt | 235 ++++++
> drivers/crypto/Kconfig | 10 +
> drivers/crypto/qce/Makefile | 1 +
> drivers/crypto/qce/ice.c | 1613 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> drivers/crypto/qce/iceregs.h | 159 ++++
> include/crypto/ice.h | 80 ++
> 6 files changed, 2098 insertions(+)
> create mode 100644 Documentation/crypto/msm/ice.txt
> create mode 100644 drivers/crypto/qce/ice.c
> create mode 100644 drivers/crypto/qce/iceregs.h
> create mode 100644 include/crypto/ice.h
>
> diff --git a/Documentation/crypto/msm/ice.txt b/Documentation/crypto/msm/ice.txt
> new file mode 100644
> index 0000000..58f7081
> --- /dev/null
> +++ b/Documentation/crypto/msm/ice.txt
> @@ -0,0 +1,235 @@
> +Introduction:
> +=============
> +Storage encryption has been one of the most required feature from security
> +point of view. QTI based storage encryption solution uses general purpose
> +crypto engine. While this kind of solution provide a decent amount of
> +performance, it falls short as storage speed is improving significantly
> +continuously. To overcome performance degradation, newer chips are going to
> +have Inline Crypto Engine (ICE) embedded into storage device. ICE is supposed
> +to meet the line speed of storage devices.

Is ICE part of the storage device or part of the host as the binding
suggests?

Rob

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