Subject: Re: Adding opencrypto, crypto acceelerator to GENERIC kernels?
To: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/18/2003 14:14:31
On Nov 18, 2003, at 1:31 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.
I agree -- please add it.
> 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
Please add it to all appropriate platforms. You can always
test-compile using build.sh.
Thanks for working on this!
-- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>