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[PATCH] fscrypt: use unbound workqueue for decryption

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Eric Biggers writes: (Summary) Improve fscrypt read performance by switching the decryption workqueue from bound to unbound. 11 ++++++++++- 1 file changed, 10 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-) diff --git a/fs/crypto/crypto.c b/fs/crypto/crypto.c index ce654526c0fb..984e190f9b89 100644 --- a/fs/crypto/crypto.c +++ b/fs/crypto/crypto.c @@ -427,8 +427,17 @@ int fscrypt_initialize(unsigned int cop_flags) */ static int __init fscrypt_init(void) { + /* + * Use an unbound workqueue to allow bios to be decrypted in parallel + * even when they happen to complete on the same CPU.

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