crypto: qat - remove dma_free_coherent() for RSA

After commit f5ff79fddf0e ("dma-mapping: remove CONFIG_DMA_REMAP"), if
the algorithms are enabled, the driver crashes with a BUG_ON while
executing vunmap() in the context of a tasklet. This is due to the fact
that the function dma_free_coherent() cannot be called in an interrupt
context (see Documentation/core-api/dma-api-howto.rst).

The functions qat_rsa_enc() and qat_rsa_dec() allocate memory with
dma_alloc_coherent() if the source or the destination buffers are made
of multiple flat buffers or of a size that is not compatible with the
This memory is then freed with dma_free_coherent() in the context of a
tasklet invoked to handle the response for the corresponding request.

Replace allocations with dma_alloc_coherent() in the functions
qat_rsa_enc() and qat_rsa_dec() with kmalloc() + dma_map_single().

Fixes: a990532023b9 ("crypto: qat - Add support for RSA algorithm")
Signed-off-by: Giovanni Cabiddu <>
Reviewed-by: Adam Guerin <>
Reviewed-by: Wojciech Ziemba <>
Signed-off-by: Herbert Xu <>
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