Hifn driver in SMP (was Re: GELI - disk encryption GEOM class committed.)

Pawel Jakub Dawidek pjd at FreeBSD.org
Mon Aug 8 08:49:17 GMT 2005


On Mon, Aug 08, 2005 at 09:55:45AM +0200, Michael Reifenberger wrote:
+> On Sun, 7 Aug 2005, Mike Tancsa wrote:
+> 
+> >Date: Sun, 07 Aug 2005 23:37:02 -0400
+> >From: Mike Tancsa <mike at sentex.net>
+> >To: Pawel Jakub Dawidek <pjd at freebsd.org>
+> >Cc: freebsd-current at freebsd.org
+> >Subject: Hifn driver in SMP (was Re: GELI - disk encryption GEOM class
+> >    committed.)
+> >Actually, it seems I can easily lock up the box with
+> >/usr/bin/openssl aes-128-cbc -in big -k pass | ssh -c aes128-cbc mdtancsa at 127.0.0.1 "cat - >  /home/mdtancsa/targetfile.enc"
+> >Is the hifn driver perhaps not fully smp safe ?
+> 
+> BTW:
+> I've had hard lockups using the previous version of GELI and hifn on UP and amd64 (if that matters) too.
+> newfs worked but iozone locked up allways...

You're probably seeing the same problem I have.

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Pawel Jakub Dawidek                       http://www.wheel.pl
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