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Re: CVS commit: src/sys/dev/pci
On Fri, Oct 31, 2008 at 11:53:11AM +1300, Darran Hunt wrote:
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> Hi Bernd,
> The NetOctave NSP2000 is a crypto-acceleration card that accelerates
> RNG, Public Key (D-H, RSA, DSA), SSL, TLS, and IPSec. The driver is
> integrated with the opencrypto framework to provide hardware offload
> for the following operations:
Ok, thank you for that explanation.
> The driver functions fine without the entry in pcidevs, but thank you
> for bringing that to my attention. Are the pcidevs.h and
> pcidevs_data.h headers critical to the driver system? I didn't think
> so, but I can update pcidevs if it is required. Tools such as lcpci
> obtain their information from the usual pci.ids file, which does have
> an entry for NetOctave.
Entries for new drivers should be added to pcidevs.
lspci is not in the NetBSD base system, which has different tools which
> The term "n8" comes from NetOctave, a reduction of "Net" and "Oct" to
> "N" & "8".
It would have been better if there was some public review before, like
tech-kern where concerns could have been addressed.
I'm not too happy with the n8 obfuscation.
Btw, it is usually the case to mention who reviewed a change if you do
your first commits.
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