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From: "Bae, Chang Seok" <chang.seok.bae@intel.com>
To: Eric Biggers <ebiggers@kernel.org>
Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	Borislav Petkov <bp@suse.de>,
	"Dave Hansen" <dave.hansen@linux.intel.com>,
	"mingo@kernel.org" <mingo@kernel.org>,
	"Lutomirski, Andy" <luto@kernel.org>,
	"x86@kernel.org" <x86@kernel.org>,
	"herbert@gondor.apana.org.au" <herbert@gondor.apana.org.au>,
	"linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	"linux-crypto@vger.kernel.org" <linux-crypto@vger.kernel.org>,
	"Williams, Dan J" <dan.j.williams@intel.com>,
	"Gairuboyina, Charishma1" <charishma1.gairuboyina@intel.com>,
	"Dwarakanath, Kumar N" <kumar.n.dwarakanath@intel.com>,
	"Krishnakumar,
	Lalithambika" <lalithambika.krishnakumar@intel.com>,
	"Shankar, Ravi V" <ravi.v.shankar@intel.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 00/15] x86: Support Key Locker
Date: Tue, 30 Nov 2021 07:34:07 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <C16B6863-5D85-443B-A186-0632A6045E5E@intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <YaXRf2B+Gz6os3g5@sol.localdomain>

On Nov 29, 2021, at 23:23, Eric Biggers <ebiggers@kernel.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 30, 2021 at 06:36:15AM +0000, Bae, Chang Seok wrote:
>> On Nov 29, 2021, at 19:27, Eric Biggers <ebiggers@kernel.org> wrote:
>>> On Wed, Nov 24, 2021 at 12:06:45PM -0800, Chang S. Bae wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> == Non Use Cases ==
>>>> 
>>>> Bare metal disk encryption is the only use case intended by these patches.
>>> 
>>> If that's the case, why are so many encryption modes being added (ECB, CTR, CBC,
>>> and XTS)?  Wouldn't just XTS be sufficient?
>> 
>> Right, it would reduce the crypt library changes significantly. But it is
>> clueless whether XTS is sufficient to support DM-crypt, because a user may
>> select the kernel’s crypto API via ‘capi:', [1].
> 
> Just because dm-crypt allows you to create a ECB or CTR encrypted disk does not
> mean that it is a good idea.

Okay, it sounds like at least ECB and CTR supports are not practically needed.

I have no problem trimming down to exclude them.

Thanks,
Chang

      reply	other threads:[~2021-11-30  7:34 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 30+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-11-24 20:06 Chang S. Bae
2021-11-24 20:06 ` [PATCH v3 01/15] Documentation/x86: Document " Chang S. Bae
2021-11-24 20:06 ` [PATCH v3 02/15] x86/cpufeature: Enumerate Key Locker feature Chang S. Bae
2021-11-24 20:06 ` [PATCH v3 03/15] x86/insn: Add Key Locker instructions to the opcode map Chang S. Bae
2021-11-24 20:06 ` [PATCH v3 04/15] x86/asm: Add a wrapper function for the LOADIWKEY instruction Chang S. Bae
2021-11-24 20:06 ` [PATCH v3 05/15] x86/msr-index: Add MSRs for Key Locker internal wrapping key Chang S. Bae
2021-11-24 20:06 ` [PATCH v3 06/15] x86/keylocker: Define Key Locker CPUID leaf Chang S. Bae
2021-11-24 20:06 ` [PATCH v3 07/15] x86/cpu/keylocker: Load an internal wrapping key at boot-time Chang S. Bae
2021-11-24 20:06 ` [PATCH v3 08/15] x86/power/keylocker: Restore internal wrapping key from the ACPI S3/4 sleep states Chang S. Bae
2021-11-30  3:30   ` Eric Biggers
2021-11-30  6:31     ` [PATCH v3-fix " Chang S. Bae
2021-11-30  6:56     ` [PATCH v3 " Bae, Chang Seok
2021-11-24 20:06 ` [PATCH v3 09/15] x86/cpu: Add a configuration and command line option for Key Locker Chang S. Bae
2021-11-24 20:06 ` [PATCH v3 10/15] crypto: x86/aes - Prepare for a new AES implementation Chang S. Bae
2021-11-24 20:06 ` [PATCH v3 11/15] crypto: x86/aes-kl - Support AES algorithm using Key Locker instructions Chang S. Bae
2021-11-30  3:48   ` Eric Biggers
2021-11-30  6:57     ` Bae, Chang Seok
2021-11-30  7:03       ` Dan Williams
2021-12-06 22:14       ` Ard Biesheuvel
2021-12-06 22:59         ` Bae, Chang Seok
2021-12-02 14:21   ` Peter Zijlstra
2021-12-06 21:32     ` Bae, Chang Seok
2021-11-24 20:06 ` [PATCH v3 12/15] crypto: x86/aes-kl - Support ECB mode Chang S. Bae
2021-11-24 20:06 ` [PATCH v3 13/15] crypto: x86/aes-kl - Support CBC mode Chang S. Bae
2021-11-24 20:06 ` [PATCH v3 14/15] crypto: x86/aes-kl - Support CTR mode Chang S. Bae
2021-11-24 20:07 ` [PATCH v3 15/15] crypto: x86/aes-kl - Support XTS mode Chang S. Bae
2021-11-30  3:27 ` [PATCH v3 00/15] x86: Support Key Locker Eric Biggers
2021-11-30  6:36   ` Bae, Chang Seok
2021-11-30  7:23     ` Eric Biggers
2021-11-30  7:34       ` Bae, Chang Seok [this message]

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