Subject: Re: Adding opencrypto, crypto acceelerator to GENERIC kernels?
To: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
From: John R. Shannon <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/18/2003 14:37:35
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I'd like to see it. I'd use it as soon as it is available.
On Tuesday 18 November 2003 02:31 pm, Jonathan Stone wrote:
> Barring some recent instability in AES, opencrypto is now stable, and
> has had several independent eyes look it over. I propose to add both
> opencrypto and the PCI-attached crypto accelerator drivers to the i386
> GENERIC kernel.
> Sometime about now, I'd like to add opencrypto (and hardware
> accelerators, where appropriate) to all platforms, but I dont have
> good access to non-i386 hardware for testing. OTOH, features not
> added don't get exercised. I'd like to see stock NetBSD 2.0 kernels
> take advantage of hardware crpyto accelerators (if present), for
> OPenSSL, OpenSSH, Kerberos 5, usw. fWhat's the general opinion on that?
John R. Shannon
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