Hardware Crypto support (RSA acceleration)

Barry Irwin bvi at itouchlabs.com
Tue Apr 15 04:15:12 PDT 2003

Hi All

On a somewhat related topic, is anyone aware of the status of support for
the on-board Crypto Engines on the range of Intel 10/100 and Gigabit cards?



Barry Irwin         bvi at itouchlabs.com                    Tel:
Systems Administrator: Networks And Security
iTouch Technology
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Rene de Vries" <rene at tunix.nl>
To: <freebsd-isp at freebsd.org>; <freebsd-hardware at freebsd.org>
Sent: Tuesday, April 15, 2003 1:03 PM
Subject: Hardware Crypto support (RSA acceleration)

> Hello,
> For an SSL based application we are using the Rainbow CryptoSwift (a
> PCI card with RSA acceleration). This works fine on FreeBSD 4.1, but as
> we upgraded to FreeBSD 4.7 the driver panics the kernel.
> We asked Rainbow for a driver update, but they told us that FreeBSD 4.7
> drivers are not available. Rainbow used to mention FreeBSD as a
> supported OS, but in the meantime they removed all references to
> FreeBSD...
> Does anyone have an idea on either a replacement card or (even better)
> fixes for the Rainbow drivers?
> Thanks!
> Rene
> --
> Rene de Vries <rene at tunix.nl>
> TUNIX Internet Security & Training
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