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SubjectRe: [PATCHv1 2/2] crypto: add Intel SoCFPGA crypto service driver

I will move them to drivers/misc.


On 8/11/20 7:34 PM, Herbert Xu wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 11, 2020 at 08:56:22AM -0500, wrote:
>> From: Richard Gong <>
>> Add Intel FPGA crypto service (FCS) driver to support new crypto services
>> on Intel SoCFPGA platforms.
>> The crypto services include security certificate, image boot validation,
>> security key cancellation, get provision data, random number generation,
>> advance encrtption standard (AES) encryption and decryption services.
>> To perform supporting crypto features on Intel SoCFPGA platforms, Linux
>> user-space application interacts with FPGA crypto service (FCS) driver via
>> structures defined in include/uapi/linux/intel_fcs-ioctl.h.
>> The application allocates spaces for IOCTL structure to hold the contents
>> or points to the data that FCS driver needs, uses IOCTL calls to passes
>> data to kernel FCS driver for processing at low level firmware and get
>> processed data or status back form the low level firmware via FCS driver.
>> The user-space application named as fcs_client is at
>> Signed-off-by: Richard Gong <>
> Nack. This driver has nothing to do with the Crypto API.

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