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------- Comment From hbabu@xxxxxxxxxx 2015-08-25 23:47 EDT-------
(In reply to comment #5)
> We should have time to pick these from upstream once the 4.3 merge window
> opens.

Thanks, So I will not provide back-ports for all 13 patches. Please let
me know if you expect patches from me.

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  NX842 fixes for Ubuntu 15.10

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Bug description:
  ---Problem Description---
  There are actually some more NX 842 patches that should be in the 4.3 kernel.  They're currently all in Herbert's tree:

  In the usual descending order:

  03952d9 crypto: nx - make platform drivers directly register with crypto
  174d66d crypto: nx - rename nx-842-crypto.c to nx-842.c
  d31581a crypto: nx - merge nx-compress and nx-compress-crypto
  20fc311 crypto: nx - use common code for both NX decompress success cases
  ee781b7 crypto: nx - don't register pSeries driver if ENODEV
  7f6e3aa crypto: nx - move kzalloc() out of spinlock
  90fd73f crypto: nx - remove pSeries NX 'status' field
  039af96 crypto: nx - remove __init/__exit from VIO functions
  23ad69a crypto: nx/842 - Fix context corruption
  2b93f7e crypto: nx - reduce chattiness of platform drivers
  7abd75b crypto: nx - do not emit extra output if status is disabled
  ec13bcb crypto: nx - rename nx842_{init, exit} to nx842_pseries_{init, exit}
  fa9a9a0 crypto: nx - nx842_OF_upd_status should return ENODEV if device is not 'okay'

  ---uname output---
  Ubuntu 15.10
  Machine Type = power 8 
  I am working on back-port these patches and will be providing them early next week. These patches fix several bugs in nx842 code.

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