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Date:   Thu, 28 May 2020 09:08:00 +0300
From:   Boris Pismenny <>
To:     Jakub Kicinski <>,
        Tariq Toukan <>
Cc:     "David S. Miller" <>,,
        Maxim Mikityanskiy <>,
        Saeed Mahameed <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next] net/tls: Add force_resync for driver resync

On 28/05/2020 1:32, Jakub Kicinski wrote:
> On Wed, 27 May 2020 12:25:26 +0300 Tariq Toukan wrote:
>> This patch adds a field to the tls rx offload context which enables
>> drivers to force a send_resync call.
>> This field can be used by drivers to request a resync at the next
>> possible tls record. It is beneficial for hardware that provides the
>> resync sequence number asynchronously. In such cases, the packet that
>> triggered the resync does not contain the information required for a
>> resync. Instead, the driver requests resync for all the following
>> TLS record until the asynchronous notification with the resync request
>> TCP sequence arrives.
>> A following series for mlx5e ConnectX-6DX TLS RX offload support will
>> use this mechanism.
> Please document this, in tls-offload.rst.
Sure, I'll take a look at it next week

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