Bug 857971 - Please enable supporting modules for Power7+ crypto accelerators
Please enable supporting modules for Power7+ crypto accelerators
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2012-09-17 11:57 EDT by Kent Yoder
Modified: 2012-10-10 11:08 EDT (History)
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Description Kent Yoder 2012-09-17 11:57:28 EDT
Description of problem:
The default ppc64 kernel for f17 doesn't build drivers supporting Power7+ CPU features for crypto and RNG.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. modprobe nx-crypto
2. modprobe pseries-rng
Actual results:
modprobe fails

Expected results:
modprobe succeeds

Additional info:

Please add the following to config-powerpc64:

Comment 1 Josh Boyer 2012-09-18 08:32:37 EDT
I've enabled these in F18/rawhide.  Justin is on F17 duty this month and will probably pick them up with the next set of commits.
Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2012-09-27 12:25:00 EDT
kernel-3.5.4-2.fc17 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 17.
Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2012-09-28 04:18:45 EDT
Package kernel-3.5.4-2.fc17:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 17 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing kernel-3.5.4-2.fc17'
as soon as you are able to, then reboot.
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Comment 4 Josh Boyer 2012-10-10 11:08:57 EDT
This is in the stable repo.  Not sure why bodhi didn't close the bug.

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