On 08/02/2011 02:49 AM, James Matthews wrote:
You can find it here
It has it's asm inline but be wary of any encryption algo and always confirm
that it is the right thing (by comparing the bytes of other implementations.
Similar name but that's not the same thing - this is part of the OpenSSL project.
The module Clemens was asking about is a kernel module that provides
arch-specific acceleration for the in-kernel crypto API.
On Sun, Jul 31, 2011 at 6:25 PM, Clemens Eisserer
A few times AES586 is mentioned beeing a hand optimized assembler version of
the generic AES module, but I wasn't able to find it. Is it not part of the
Fedora15 default kernel, or has it been removed from vanilla as well?
It was there as a module in the f15 GA i686 kernel package:
$ rpm -qlp /tmp/kernel-220.127.116.11-26.rc1.fc15.i686.rpm|grep aes-i586
But the equivalent on x86_64 was a built-in:
$ grep AES_X86_64 /boot/config-18.104.22.168-35.fc15.x86_64
This was changed in an f15 update:
* Wed Jun 15 2011 Kyle McMartin <kmcmartin(a)redhat.com>
- Build in aesni-intel on i686 for symmetry with 64-bit.
So the functionality is still there, it's just not built as a module any more.