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Date:	Sat, 19 May 2007 20:28:17 +0100
From:	Simon Arlott <simon@...e.lp0.eu>
To:	Herbert Xu <herbert@...dor.apana.org.au>
CC:	Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@...cle.com>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	michal@...ix.cz, ioe-lkml@...eria.de
Subject: Re: [PATCH (v2)] crypto: Remove pointless padlock module

On 18/05/07 07:45, Herbert Xu wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 29, 2007 at 09:01:10AM +0100, Simon Arlott wrote:
>> When this is compiled in it is run too early to do anything useful:
>> [    6.052000] padlock: No VIA PadLock drivers have been loaded.
>> [    6.052000] padlock: Using VIA PadLock ACE for AES algorithm.
>> [    6.052000] padlock: Using VIA PadLock ACE for SHA1/SHA256 algorithms.
>>
>> When it's a module it isn't doing anything special, the same functionality 
>> can be provided in userspace by "probeall padlock padlock-aes padlock-sha" 
>> in modules.conf if it is required.
> 
> BTW, I noticed that this prevented CRYPTO_ALGAPI from being marked as m
> since it was selected by CRYPTO_DEV_PADLOCK.  So I'm turning it into a
> tristate again.

It should be a bool that doesn't select anything, the AES and SHA modules 
will select CRYPTO_ALGAPI. It could also depend on MVIAC3_2 || MVIA_C7 
instead of X86_32.

-- 
Simon Arlott
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