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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
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treec191112a61457ecbf69d1a477705c87678a44231 /include/crypto/crypto_wq.h
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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>
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+#ifndef CRYPTO_WQ_H
+#define CRYPTO_WQ_H
+
+#include <linux/workqueue.h>
+
+extern struct workqueue_struct *kcrypto_wq;
+#endif