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[sle][security][sle15sp3][Feature][Automation] Accelerate dm-crypt

Added by rfan1 3 months ago. Updated about 1 month ago.

Status:
Resolved
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
Category:
New test
Target version:
Start date:
2021-02-20
Due date:
% Done:

100%

Estimated time:
60.00 h (Total: 120.00 h)
Difficulty:

Description

Jira ticket: https://jira.suse.com/browse/SLE-16448

Cloudfare has done some work to accelerate dm-crypt.
https://www.pro-linux.de/news/1/27908/disk-verschl%C3%BCsselung-in-linux-wird-schneller.html
https://blog.cloudflare.com/speeding-up-linux-disk-encryption/
This seem to need 2 small kernel patches to get quite some acceleration.

Can we check if we can backport those fixes?

Manual test steps:
https://bugzilla.suse.com/tr_show_case.cgi?case_id=1768663

Blocked due to bug:[Bug 1179934] [SLES15SP3][Build 100.1][Security][dm-crypt]create a dm-crypt device with custom force_inline flag failed


Subtasks

action #88873: [sle][security][sle15sp3] Implement "Accelerate dm-crypt" tests in openQA Resolvedrfan1

History

#1 Updated by rfan1 about 2 months ago

  • Status changed from Blocked to In Progress

#2 Updated by rfan1 about 2 months ago

  • Estimated time changed from 40.00 h to 60.00 h

#3 Updated by rfan1 about 1 month ago

  • Status changed from In Progress to Resolved

automation done

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