Re: crypto API and IBM z990 hardware support

From: James Morris (
Date: Mon Jul 07 2003 - 05:27:15 EST

On Mon, 7 Jul 2003, Christoph Hellwig wrote:

> This sounds like the right way to do it. The question is just whether we
> want to put that complicated policy into the kernel or into some userspace
> helper.

A userspace helper sounds interesting, as we also need a way to allow
unprivileged users to invoke kernel crypto, which may require modules to
be loaded.

- James

James Morris

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