2004-06-21 kernel 2.6.5 feature patch 05 ("April 2004")

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linux-2.6.5-s390-05-april2004.tar.gz / MD5 recommended (2004-06-21)

This patch provides the functionality of the 2004-04-27 experimental linux-2.6.5-s390-exp-in-kernel-crypto-april2004.diff patch with the following linux kernel feature:

Summary:
Add support for crypto hardware instructions for in-kernel crypto API
Description:
The in-kernel crypto API introduced in 2.6 offers several crypto algorithms which are used, for example, by IPSec. Several algorithms (e.g. SHA1, DES, DES3) are implemented by a zSeries crypto assist processor. This patch adds zSeries crypto modules which instrument the new crypto assist hardware instructions.

Everybody should apply this patch.

To create the complete linux kernel sources, the following patches need to be applied in sequence:

linux-2.6.5.tar.gz (see www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6)
+ linux-2.6.5-s390-base-april2004.diff (IBM)
+ linux-2.6.5-s390-01-april2004.diff (IBM)
+ xipfs612 (see linuxvm.org/patches/index.html)
+ xipfs622 (see linuxvm.org/patches/index.html)
+ linux-2.6.5-s390-02-april2004.diff (IBM)
+ linux-2.6.5-s390-03-april2004.diff (IBM)
+ single threaded workqueue patch (see marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bk-commits-head&m=108305028322900&q=raw)
+ linux-2.6.5-s390-04-april2004.diff (IBM)
+ linux-2.6.5-s390-05-april2004.diff (IBM)

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