[PATCH v9] crypto: Add Allwinner Security System crypto accelerator

Boris Brezillon boris.brezillon at free-electrons.com
Sun May 17 00:45:53 PDT 2015

Hello Corentin,

On Thu, 14 May 2015 14:58:57 +0200
LABBE Corentin <clabbe.montjoie at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello
> This is the driver for the Security System included in Allwinner SoC A20.
> The Security System (SS for short) is a hardware cryptographic accelerator that
> support AES/MD5/SHA1/DES/3DES/PRNG algorithms.
> It could be found on others Allwinner SoC: 
> - A10, A10s, A13, A31 and A33 manual give the same datasheet for SS than A20
> - A23 speak about a security system but without precisions
> - A80 and A83T datasheet speak about a security system with more functions
>   (SHA224/SHA256/RSA/CRC), they will be supported in a separate driver
> But I do not have access on any of those hardware, tests are welcome.

Maybe this is just a nitpick, but I would reverse the ordering of
patches in this series. The biggest inconsistency is the fact that
you're adding yourself as a maintainer of something that does not even

Best Regards,


Boris Brezillon, Free Electrons
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering

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