Hifn 7955 doesn't work with Freebsd 7.0-release
Pegasus Mc cleaft
ken at mthelicon.com
Sat Jun 14 18:02:23 UTC 2008
Hi all.. I found the same problem recently, but I also found someone's post on
the Internet that suggested a change to
the /usr/src/crypto/openssl/crypto/engine/eng_cryptodev.c file. I made the
change to the file and it definitely does force openssl to use the crypto
hardware. I am not sure if there is any backlash to this patch, but I have
used it on 2 of my servers with the Hifn 7955 hardware and it seems to be
--- eng_cryptodev.c.orig 2008-02-05 18:10:31.000000000 +0000
+++ eng_cryptodev.c 2008-06-14 18:25:36.175353823 +0100
@@ -1127,6 +1127,7 @@
>0n Wed, May 21, 2008 at 08:19:26PM -0700, Sam Leffler wrote:
> >Unfortunately openssl doesn't use the accelerator by default. This
> >all apps that use openssl likewise are not automatically accelerated. I
> >suggested a patch but it was not accepted. I can't recall how you force
> >openssl and/or consumers to use the device.
>How annoying is that. Why wasn't the patch accepted ?
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