Crypto on motherboard

Alexander Motin mav at
Sun May 18 19:37:51 UTC 2008

Harry Matthiesen Jensen wrote:
> After I loaded a driver (ubsec), I saw this line in the log:
> cryptosoft0: <software crypto> on motherboard
> Is it something I can take advantage of?

This is software cryptography pseudo-driver working without any real 
hardware acceleration. It is used by IPSec, geli and some other 
subsystems when there is no any hardware cryptography accelerator 
present in system.

Alexander Motin

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