Re: Status of encryption hardware support in FreeBSD

From: Karsten W. Rohrbach (karsten@rohrbach.de)
Date: 06/24/01


Date: Sun, 24 Jun 2001 20:14:56 +0200
From: "Karsten W. Rohrbach" <karsten@rohrbach.de>
To: Dag-Erling Smorgrav <des@ofug.org>


Dag-Erling Smorgrav(des@ofug.org)@2001.06.24 18:38:31 +0000:
> "Karsten W. Rohrbach" <karsten@rohrbach.de> writes:
> > yup, exactly. to me it seems to be a major problem to get some unified
> > api out of openssl adressing fucnctions on the hardware -- i simply do
> > not know how other crypto chipsets do it, i just investigated the
> > rainbow board. they got a patch against openssl 0.9.5 i think, that
> > glues in the driver calls instead of standard lib functions.
>
> Can you dig out this patch for me? It would be a big win if the
> userland interface to Soren's hardware were compatible with Rainbow's
> driver.

i think it would be a wise choice to ask rainbow for the current stuff,
as they are stating 4.1-rel would be supported. i get back with the
contact addresses to you guys off-list.

/k

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