Re: [patch 1/4] Add routine for generating an ID for kernel pointer

From: Herbert Xu
Date: Thu Dec 29 2011 - 19:23:46 EST

On Thu, Dec 29, 2011 at 08:24:53PM +0400, Cyrill Gorcunov wrote:
> Probably I've had to crypto_alloc_hash earlier and simply keep a reference
> to algo but since I'm not sure if looking for modules in late-init-call
> is good idea.

Right, the allocation needs to occur in a sleepable context.

If you're just hashing something small and have no need for
hardware acceleration then lib/sha1.c is fine.

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