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authorHuang Ying <ying.huang@intel.com>2009-02-19 14:33:40 +0800
committerHerbert Xu <herbert@gondor.apana.org.au>2009-02-19 14:33:40 +0800
commit25c38d3fb92fc23af7730a1601bc20af8216ae44 (patch)
treec191112a61457ecbf69d1a477705c87678a44231 /crypto
parent6fe4a28d8855e072036f36ee22f0a8f43f44918f (diff)
downloadlinux-linaro-25c38d3fb92fc23af7730a1601bc20af8216ae44.tar.gz
crypto: api - Use dedicated workqueue for crypto subsystem
Use dedicated workqueue for crypto subsystem A dedicated workqueue named kcrypto_wq is created to be used by crypto subsystem. The system shared keventd_wq is not suitable for encryption/decryption, because of potential starvation problem. Signed-off-by: Huang Ying <ying.huang@intel.com> Signed-off-by: Herbert Xu <herbert@gondor.apana.org.au>
Diffstat (limited to 'crypto')
-rw-r--r--crypto/Kconfig3
-rw-r--r--crypto/Makefile2
-rw-r--r--crypto/crypto_wq.c38
3 files changed, 43 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/crypto/Kconfig b/crypto/Kconfig
index a83ce0462b6..420b630a17c 100644
--- a/crypto/Kconfig
+++ b/crypto/Kconfig
@@ -106,6 +106,9 @@ config CRYPTO_NULL
help
These are 'Null' algorithms, used by IPsec, which do nothing.
+config CRYPTO_WORKQUEUE
+ tristate
+
config CRYPTO_CRYPTD
tristate "Software async crypto daemon"
select CRYPTO_BLKCIPHER
diff --git a/crypto/Makefile b/crypto/Makefile
index 46b08bf2035..e05a844e08d 100644
--- a/crypto/Makefile
+++ b/crypto/Makefile
@@ -5,6 +5,8 @@
obj-$(CONFIG_CRYPTO) += crypto.o
crypto-objs := api.o cipher.o digest.o compress.o
+obj-$(CONFIG_CRYPTO_WORKQUEUE) += crypto_wq.o
+
obj-$(CONFIG_CRYPTO_FIPS) += fips.o
crypto_algapi-$(CONFIG_PROC_FS) += proc.o
diff --git a/crypto/crypto_wq.c b/crypto/crypto_wq.c
new file mode 100644
index 00000000000..fdcf6248f15
--- /dev/null
+++ b/crypto/crypto_wq.c
@@ -0,0 +1,38 @@
+/*
+ * Workqueue for crypto subsystem
+ *
+ * Copyright (c) 2009 Intel Corp.
+ * Author: Huang Ying <ying.huang@intel.com>
+ *
+ * This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
+ * under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free
+ * Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option)
+ * any later version.
+ *
+ */
+
+#include <linux/workqueue.h>
+#include <crypto/algapi.h>
+#include <crypto/crypto_wq.h>
+
+struct workqueue_struct *kcrypto_wq;
+EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(kcrypto_wq);
+
+static int __init crypto_wq_init(void)
+{
+ kcrypto_wq = create_workqueue("crypto");
+ if (unlikely(!kcrypto_wq))
+ return -ENOMEM;
+ return 0;
+}
+
+static void __exit crypto_wq_exit(void)
+{
+ destroy_workqueue(kcrypto_wq);
+}
+
+module_init(crypto_wq_init);
+module_exit(crypto_wq_exit);
+
+MODULE_LICENSE("GPL");
+MODULE_DESCRIPTION("Workqueue for crypto subsystem");