FreeBSD 7.1 opencrypto --> kern.cryptodevallowsoft

Patrick Lamaizière patfbsd at
Tue May 19 18:11:38 UTC 2009

Le Tue, 19 May 2009 14:25:24 +0100,
Brendan Kennedy <brendan.kennedy at>:

> Agreed! The driver doesn't seem to be getting executed through
> OpenSSH/OpenSSL for ssh session setup either (it used to work that way
> on FreeBSD 6.2, I don't know if this feature has been left up to the
> user to enable in FreeBSD 7.x??).

This is a known problem, you must patch openssl to make it work with
cryptodev on FreeBSD 7.x (8.x).

There are some patchs, but I don't find them right now... Check the PR
database and the mailing lists.

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