VIA padlock performance
mike at Reifenberger.com
Wed Jul 19 15:13:32 UTC 2006
On Tue, 18 Jul 2006, Christian Brueffer wrote:
> Nice, could you update padlock(4) with information about supported C7
Something like the attached patch?
Michael Reifenberger, Business Development Manager SAP-Basis, Plaut Consulting
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RCS file: /home/ncvs/src/share/man/man4/man4.i386/padlock.4,v
retrieving revision 1.3
diff -u -r1.3 padlock.4
--- man4.i386/padlock.4 5 Jun 2006 16:24:31 -0000 1.3
+++ man4.i386/padlock.4 19 Jul 2006 15:12:34 -0000
@@ -29,7 +29,7 @@
-.Nd "driver for the cryptographic functions and RNG in VIA C3 and Eden processors"
+.Nd "driver for the cryptographic functions in VIA C7, C3 and Eden processors"
To compile this driver into the kernel,
place the following lines in your
@@ -49,6 +49,9 @@
The C3 and Eden processor series from VIA include hardware acceleration for
AES, as well as a hardware random number generator.
+The C7 processor series from VIA include hardware acceleration for
+AES, SHA and RSA, as well as a hardware random number generator.
driver registers itself to accelerate AES operations for
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