Core i5 AES acceleration
nork at FreeBSD.org
Sun Mar 7 09:44:24 UTC 2010
Hi Devid and Julian.
On Sat, 06 Mar 2010 22:10:28 -0800
Julian Elischer <julian at elischer.org> wrote:
> David Ehrmann wrote:
> > Does FreeBSD currently support cryptographic acceleration for AES on the
> > Core i5 CPU? I searched, but couldn't find anything, and the crypto(4)
> > manpage only lists these divers in "see also:"
> no, but if you write a driver for it we will... :-)
> (most things in open source happen because someone needs it.)
I found Linux's code: http://lwn.net/Articles/311094/
I think that it looks too easy, maybe, we should implement aesni(4)
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