Subject: Re: Adding opencrypto, crypto acceelerator to GENERIC kernels?
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From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 11/19/2003 13:13:33
> In the old days, when DES was new and shiny, there was a rumour that
> Sparcs with DES were available in the US of A.
> Supposedly, the SunOS 4 crypt command would use the device if
> available, else it would use the CPU.

Except that SunOS 4 crypt(1) wasn't DES-based; it was the Enigmaish
algorithm.  (One through rotor and a one reflector rotor, I think.)

I think there was another command that did use DES, but it had a
different name (descrypt maybe?).

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