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SubjectRe: [LSF/MM TOPIC] Lightning round?
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On 4/25/19 3:19 PM, Theodore Ts'o wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 25, 2019 at 02:03:34PM -0600, Jens Axboe wrote:
>>
>> which also includes a link to the schedule. Here it is:
>>
>> https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Z1pDL-XeUT1ZwMWrBL8T8q3vtSqZpLPgF3Bzu_jejfk
>
> It looks like there are still quite a few open slots on Thursday?
> Could we perhaps schedule a session for lightning talks?

Yes good idea, I've added it. Like previous years, I imagine the
schedule will remain fluid, both as we go into the conference, but also
during. So we can always add and/or move things around.

> I've got at least one thing that I'm hoping to be able to plug as a
> lightning round topic. Folks may remember that a year or two ago I
> had given an LSF/MM talk about changes to the block layer to support
> inline encryption engines[1] (where the data gets encrypted/decrypted
> between the DMA engine and the storage device, typically EMCC/UFS
> flash).
>
> [1] https://marc.info/?l=linux-fsdevel&m=148190956210784&w=2
>
> Between the Android team really trying to get aligned with upstream,
> and multiple SOC vendors interested in providing inline encryption
> support in hardware, we (finally) have a few engineers who have been
> on implementing this design for the past few months. If all goes
> well, hopefully RFC patches will be published on linux-block,
> linux-fsdevel, and linux-fscrypto by early next week. Assuming this
> happens on schedule, it would be perfect for a lightning talk, with
> the goal of commending this patch series for feedback.

Agree

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Jens Axboe

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