Re: Initcall ordering problem (TTY vs modprobe vs MD5) and cryptomgr problem

From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Fri Aug 06 2010 - 00:20:37 EST

On Thu, Aug 5, 2010 at 7:35 PM, Herbert Xu <herbert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Because it can save data.  Each cryptographic algorithm (such as
> AES) may have multiple impelmentations, some of which are hardware-
> based.

Umm. The _developer_ had better test the thing. That is absolutely
_zero_ excuse for then forcing every boot for every poor user to re-do
the test over and over again.

Guys, this comes up every single time: you as a developer may think
that your code is really important, but get over yourself already.
It's not so important that everybody must be forced to do it.

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