[PATCH] crypto: allow to assign gfp_t for __crypto_alloc_tfm

Herbert Xu herbert at gondor.apana.org.au
Tue May 19 00:30:12 PDT 2015

On Tue, May 19, 2015 at 12:27:40AM -0700, Jaegeuk Kim wrote:
> So, IMHO, it can consume memory too much, since tfm should be allocated for
> every inodes and be alive until inode eviction.

Are you sure this is a real problem? Have you actually looked at
how much memory it consumes?

> Apart from giving GFP_NOFS, do you mean that it is a wrong approach?

Allocating the tfm and setting a key on the data path is not

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