AMD Geode LX crypto accelerator (glxsb)

Stephen Clark sclark46 at
Fri Jun 27 20:48:20 UTC 2008

Niki Denev wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 22, 2008 at 6:05 PM, Patrick Lamaizière
> <patfbsd at> wrote:
>> Le Fri, 6 Jun 2008 23:41:35 +0200,
>> Patrick Lamaizière <patfbsd at> a écrit :
>> Hello,
>>> I'm trying to port the glxsb driver from OpenBSD to FreeBSD 7-STABLE
>>> (via the NetBSD port).
>>> " The glxsb driver supports the security block of the Geode LX
>>> series processors.  The Geode LX is a member of the AMD Geode family
>>> of integrated x86 system chips.
>>> Driven by periodic checks for available data from the generator,
>>> glxsb supplies entropy to the random(4) driver for common usage.
>>> glxsb also supports acceleration of AES-128-CBC operations for
>>> crypto(4)."
>> Well, I hope this is the final version.
>> I added a patch for FreeBSD 6 but i'am not able to test it.
>> On 7-STABLE, I've tested with hundred openssl encryptions and some flood
>> pings under ipsec in the background. Looks good for me.
>> If someone can test and review it, it would be cool.
>> Thanks, Regards.
> It compiles on without a problem on 6.2 and loads on my Soekris
> Net5501-70 running pfSense (6.2-RELEASE-p11)
> glxsb0: <AMD Geode LX Security Block (AES-128-CBC,RNG)> mem
> 0xa0000000-0xa0003fff irq 10 at device 1.2 on pci0
> Thanks!,
> Niki
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I am trying to compile it on 6.2 and get
make: don't know how to make cryptodev_if.h. Stop

where is this file?



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