Bug 857971 - Please enable supporting modules for Power7+ crypto accelerators
Summary: Please enable supporting modules for Power7+ crypto accelerators
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel
Version: 17
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
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Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Kernel Maintainer List
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2012-09-17 15:57 UTC by Kent Yoder
Modified: 2012-10-10 15:08 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2012-10-10 15:08:57 UTC
Type: Bug


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Description Kent Yoder 2012-09-17 15:57:28 UTC
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):
3.5.3-1.fc17.ppc64

How reproducible:
always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. modprobe nx-crypto
2. modprobe pseries-rng
3.
  
Actual results:
modprobe fails

Expected results:
modprobe succeeds

Additional info:

Please add the following to config-powerpc64:

CONFIG_HW_RANDOM_PSERIES=m
CONFIG_CRYPTO_DEV_NX=m

Comment 1 Josh Boyer 2012-09-18 12:32:37 UTC
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 16:25:00 UTC
kernel-3.5.4-2.fc17 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 17.
https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/kernel-3.5.4-2.fc17

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2012-09-28 08:18:45 UTC
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.
Please go to the following url:
https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2012-14952/kernel-3.5.4-2.fc17
then log in and leave karma (feedback).

Comment 4 Josh Boyer 2012-10-10 15:08:57 UTC
This is in the stable repo.  Not sure why bodhi didn't close the bug.


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