Re: [PATCH 2/2] Support for VIA PadLock crypto engine

From: James Morris
Date: Mon May 10 2004 - 10:56:38 EST

On Mon, 10 May 2004, Michal Ludvig wrote:

> It adds two new config options in the Cryptography section and if
> these are selected, aes.ko is built with the support for PadLock ACE.
> It can always be disabled with 'disable_via_padlock=1' module option
> in this case, or if the PadLock is not found in the CPU, aes.ko
> reverts to the software encryption.

We really need a proper framework for this (i.e. per-arch hardware and asm
support), not just hacks to the software AES module.

- James
James Morris

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