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Date:   Mon, 1 Feb 2021 03:24:59 +0000
From:   Srujana Challa <schalla@...vell.com>
To:     Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@...ux-m68k.org>
CC:     Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@...radead.org>,
        LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        "linux-next@...r.kernel.org" <linux-next@...r.kernel.org>,
        Stephen Rothwell <sfr@...b.auug.org.au>,
        Linux Crypto Mailing List <linux-crypto@...r.kernel.org>,
        Boris Brezillon <bbrezillon@...nel.org>,
        Arnaud Ebalard <arno@...isbad.org>,
        kernel test robot <lkp@...el.com>,
        Herbert Xu <herbert@...dor.apana.org.au>
Subject: RE: [EXT] Re: [PATCH] crypto: octeontx2 - Add dependency on
 NET_VENDOR_MARVELL

> Hi Srujana,
> 
> On Fri, Jan 29, 2021 at 6:53 AM Herbert Xu <herbert@...dor.apana.org.au>
> wrote:
> > On Mon, Jan 25, 2021 at 09:41:12AM -0800, Randy Dunlap wrote:
> > > on x86_64:
> > >
> > > ld: drivers/crypto/marvell/octeontx2/otx2_cptpf_main.o: in function
> `cptpf_flr_wq_handler':
> > > otx2_cptpf_main.c:(.text+0x2b): undefined reference to
> `otx2_mbox_alloc_msg_rsp'
> >
> > Thanks for the report.  The issue is that the crypto driver depends on
> > code that sits under net so if that option is off then you'll end up
> > with these errors.
> >
> > ---8<---
> > The crypto octeontx2 driver depends on the mbox code in the network
> > tree.  It tries to select the MBOX Kconfig option but that option
> > itself depends on many other options which are not selected, e.g.,
> > CONFIG_NET_VENDOR_MARVELL.  It would be inappropriate to select them
> > all as randomly prompting the user for network options which would
> > oterhwise be disabled just because a crypto driver has been enabled
> > makes no sense.
> >
> > This patch fixes this by adding a dependency on NET_VENDOR_MARVELL.
> > This makes the crypto driver invisible if the network option is off.
> >
> > If the crypto driver must be visible even without the network stack
> > then the shared mbox code should be moved out of drivers/net.
> >
> > Reported-by: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@...radead.org>
> > Reported-by: kernel test robot <lkp@...el.com>
> > Fixes: 5e8ce8334734 ("crypto: marvell - add Marvell OcteonTX2 CPT...")
> > Signed-off-by: Herbert Xu <herbert@...dor.apana.org.au>
> >
> > diff --git a/drivers/crypto/marvell/Kconfig
> > b/drivers/crypto/marvell/Kconfig index 2efbd79180ce..a188ad1fadd3
> > 100644
> > --- a/drivers/crypto/marvell/Kconfig
> > +++ b/drivers/crypto/marvell/Kconfig
> > @@ -41,6 +41,7 @@ config CRYPTO_DEV_OCTEONTX2_CPT
> >         depends on ARM64 || COMPILE_TEST
> 
> Why the dependency on ARM64? Perhaps this should be a dependency on
> ARCH_THUNDER instead?
This driver depends on ARM64 because the silicon is ARM64 based and for
operations like lmtst
([PATCH v10,net-next,1/3] octeontx2-pf: move lmt flush to include/linux/soc)
we use arm64 assembly instructions.

> I see this driver is a PCI driver. Can the PCI device be present on a generic
> PCI(e) expansion card, or is it always embedded in an Octeon SoC?
> 
> Thanks!
>
This PCI device is present only on OcteonTx2 SoC and not as a independent
PCIe endpoint.
  
> >         depends on PCI_MSI && 64BIT
> >         depends on CRYPTO_LIB_AES
> > +       depends on NET_VENDOR_MARVELL
> >         select OCTEONTX2_MBOX
> >         select CRYPTO_DEV_MARVELL
> >         select CRYPTO_SKCIPHER
> > --
> > Email: Herbert Xu <herbert@...dor.apana.org.au> Home Page:
> > https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__gondor.apana.org.a
> > u_-
> 7Eherbert_&d=DwIBaQ&c=nKjWec2b6R0mOyPaz7xtfQ&r=Fj4OoD5hcKFpANh
> TWdwQ
> > zjT1Jpf7veC5263T47JVpnc&m=dRYGbkafMlmqjN6rLZeFXL0zOADTNp6sYkm-
> lHW4_cA&
> > s=sbjI8As-bTTHmNW8JKq01AP2qaDCAWuVmHAOVz7tEGI&e=
> > PGP Key:
> > https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__gondor.apana.org.a
> > u_-
> 7Eherbert_pubkey.txt&d=DwIBaQ&c=nKjWec2b6R0mOyPaz7xtfQ&r=Fj4OoD
> 5hcK
> >
> FpANhTWdwQzjT1Jpf7veC5263T47JVpnc&m=dRYGbkafMlmqjN6rLZeFXL0zOA
> DTNp6sYk
> > m-lHW4_cA&s=Qv1MXxxyejkh_qp7LaT0xDiOL1kNRvo4BP4Lz1gQMJI&e=
> 
> Gr{oetje,eeting}s,
> 
>                         Geert
> 
> --
> Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@...ux-
> m68k.org
> 
> In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
> when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like
> that.
>                                 -- Linus Torvalds

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