VIA padlock performance
mike at Reifenberger.com
Wed Jul 19 14:38:22 UTC 2006
On Wed, 19 Jul 2006, Oliver Fromme wrote:
> You will also need "cryptodev" in addition to "crypto".
> "crypto" manages only in-kernel access to the cryptographic
> facilities (including hardware acceleration through the
> padlock driver), which is used by FAST_IPSEC, for example.
> "cryptodev" will enable access by userland applications
> (e.g. scp) and libraries (OpenSSL) through /dev/crypto.
With OpenSSL you have two choices:
engine cryptodev : uses /dev/crypto
engine padlock : uses the xcrypt commands directly
engine padlock should be the fastest of course.
Michael Reifenberger, Business Development Manager SAP-Basis, Plaut Consulting
Comp: Michael.Reifenberger at plaut.de | Priv: Michael at Reifenberger.com
http://www.plaut.de | http://www.Reifenberger.com
More information about the freebsd-hackers