Subject: Re: AMD Geode LX Security Block (was Re: NetBSD on the Soekris net5501 status report)
To: Jared D. McNeill <>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
List: tech-crypto
Date: 06/18/2007 14:23:19
On Mon, Jun 18, 2007 at 08:56:01AM -0400, Jared D. McNeill wrote:
> On 18-Jun-07, at 8:16 AM, Pawel Jakub Dawidek wrote:
> >I'd suggest correctness verification. ~15GB/s seems to be waaaay  
> >too fast:)
> You're right, the results vary greatly from run to run. I've seen  
> numbers considerably lower than this as well as numbers considerably  
> higher. Not exactly sure why, maybe openssl has the timing wrong --  
> it claims that it's running for 3s on n size blocks, but then later  
> claims that it only ran for a fraction of that period of time, ie:

I suggest running openssl speed with the -multi n option -- try -multi 64
to run 64 tests in parallel.  Because with this option openssl is forced
to count total run time for the child processes it seems to be more accurate.