[Soekris] Development plans for faster crypto accerlator cards?
chuck+soekris at 2004.snew.com
Wed Aug 4 23:51:37 UTC 2004
You have source.
You have examples of the port to FreeBSD from OpenBSD done by Sam
Leffler (ex of Berkeley's CSRG, SGI and a festival of places).
Patches into 2.6/2.7 kernel should be welcomed.
Quoting Peter Kirk (pwk.linuxfan at gmx.de):
> Am Mittwoch, 4. August 2004 06:33 schrieb Mike Tancsa:
> > Is there even support in the LINUX kernel for general crypto
> > offloading of this sort ? i.e if you got a VPN 1401 and put it in your
> > linux box will it even use it ? I had a quick look around via google and
> > there doesnt seem to be standard support and instead one must rely on
> > various patch sets.
> Yeah it sounds like linux support will not work out-of-the-box, but I don't
> mind patching my kernel a bit, so that is not the problem. My problem is,
> that there is no hardware crypto accerlator card avaliable that is fast
> enough to feed a raid composed of 8 disks.
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