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[PATCH v3 0/6] crypto: x86_64 optimized XChaCha and NHPoly1305 (for Adiantum)




Hello,

This series optimizes the Adiantum encryption mode for x86_64 by adding
SSE2 and AVX2 accelerated implementations of NHPoly1305, specifically
the NH part; and by modifying the existing x86_64 SSSE3/AVX2/AVX-512VL
implementation of ChaCha20 to support XChaCha20 and XChaCha12.

This greatly improves Adiantum performance on x86_64.  

For example, encrypting 4096-byte messages (single-threaded) on a
Skylake-based processor (Intel Xeon, supports AVX-512VL and AVX2):

                           Before                After
                           --------              ---------
adiantum(xchacha12,aes)    348 MB/s              1493 MB/s
adiantum(xchacha20,aes)    266 MB/s              1261 MB/s

And on a Zen-based processor (Threadripper 1950X, supports AVX2):

                           Before                After
                           --------              ---------
adiantum(xchacha12,aes)    505 MB/s              1292 MB/s
adiantum(xchacha20,aes)    387 MB/s              1037 MB/s

Decryption is almost exactly the same speed as encryption.

The biggest benefit comes from accelerating XChaCha.  Accelerating NH
gives a somewhat smaller, but still significant benefit.

Performance on 512-byte inputs is also improved, though that is much
slower in the first place.  When Adiantium is used with dm-crypt (or
cryptsetup), we recommend using a 4096-byte sector size.

For comparison, AES-256-XTS is 2710 MB/s on the Skylake CPU and
4140 MB/s on the Zen CPU.  However, AES has the benefit of direct AES-NI
hardware support whereas Adiantum is implemented entirely with
general-purpose instructions (scalar and SIMD).  Adiantum is also a
super-pseudorandom permutation over the entire sector, unlike XTS.

Note that XChaCha20 and XChaCha12 can be used for other purposes too.

Changed since v2:
  - Yield the FPU once per 4096 bytes rather than once per skcipher_walk
    step.
  - Create full stack frame in hchacha_block_ssse3() and
    chacha_block_xor_ssse3().

Changed since v1:
  - Rebase on top of latest cryptodev with the AVX-512VL accelerated
    ChaCha20 from Martin Willi.

Eric Biggers (6):
  crypto: x86/nhpoly1305 - add SSE2 accelerated NHPoly1305
  crypto: x86/nhpoly1305 - add AVX2 accelerated NHPoly1305
  crypto: x86/chacha20 - add XChaCha20 support
  crypto: x86/chacha20 - refactor to allow varying number of rounds
  crypto: x86/chacha - add XChaCha12 support
  crypto: x86/chacha - yield the FPU occasionally

 arch/x86/crypto/Makefile                      |  15 +-
 ...a20-avx2-x86_64.S => chacha-avx2-x86_64.S} |  33 +-
 ...12vl-x86_64.S => chacha-avx512vl-x86_64.S} |  35 +--
 ...0-ssse3-x86_64.S => chacha-ssse3-x86_64.S} | 104 +++---
 arch/x86/crypto/chacha20_glue.c               | 208 ------------
 arch/x86/crypto/chacha_glue.c                 | 297 ++++++++++++++++++
 arch/x86/crypto/nh-avx2-x86_64.S              | 157 +++++++++
 arch/x86/crypto/nh-sse2-x86_64.S              | 123 ++++++++
 arch/x86/crypto/nhpoly1305-avx2-glue.c        |  77 +++++
 arch/x86/crypto/nhpoly1305-sse2-glue.c        |  76 +++++
 crypto/Kconfig                                |  28 +-
 11 files changed, 861 insertions(+), 292 deletions(-)
 rename arch/x86/crypto/{chacha20-avx2-x86_64.S => chacha-avx2-x86_64.S} (97%)
 rename arch/x86/crypto/{chacha20-avx512vl-x86_64.S => chacha-avx512vl-x86_64.S} (97%)
 rename arch/x86/crypto/{chacha20-ssse3-x86_64.S => chacha-ssse3-x86_64.S} (92%)
 delete mode 100644 arch/x86/crypto/chacha20_glue.c
 create mode 100644 arch/x86/crypto/chacha_glue.c
 create mode 100644 arch/x86/crypto/nh-avx2-x86_64.S
 create mode 100644 arch/x86/crypto/nh-sse2-x86_64.S
 create mode 100644 arch/x86/crypto/nhpoly1305-avx2-glue.c
 create mode 100644 arch/x86/crypto/nhpoly1305-sse2-glue.c

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