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Date:	Mon, 02 Apr 2007 20:22:15 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/9] AF_RXRPC: Add blkcipher accessors for using kernel
 data directly

From: David Howells <>
Date: Mon, 02 Apr 2007 23:44:58 +0100

> Add blkcipher accessors for using kernel data directly without the
> use of scatter lists.
> Also add a CRYPTO_ALG_DMA algorithm capability flag to permit or deny the use
> of DMA and hardware accelerators.  A hardware accelerator may not be used to
> access any arbitrary piece of kernel memory lest it not be in a DMA'able
> region.  Only software algorithms may do that.

I'll let Herbert, the crypto layer maintainer, decide on this one.
I can put it into net-2.6.22 in order to make the RXRPC integration
easier if Herbert is OK with this.

Please be sure to CC: Herbert and/or the crypto lists on any future
crypto layer patches David, thanks.
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