[Openswan dev] ocf-bench bug & performance :)
harald at a-little-linux-box.at
Mon Dec 20 15:36:25 EST 2010
On Mon, Dec 20, 2010 at 09:32:20PM +1000, David McCullough wrote:
> Jivin Harald Jenny lays it down ...
> > On Mon, Dec 20, 2010 at 06:05:50AM -0500, Paul Wouters wrote:
> > > On Mon, 20 Dec 2010, Harald Jenny wrote:
> > >
> > > >>[ 460.738971] OCF: 100035 requests of 1488 bytes in 49 jiffies (2430.238 Mbps)
> > > >
> > > >Did you use a HW driver or just cryptoapi?
> > >
> > > Just cryptosoft. No HW driver. (no cryptoapi, but ocf)
> > As David said, with hardware OCF uses cryptoapi.
Sorry I forgot the out in without, was typing to fast ;-).
> Not exactly, OCF has it's own HW drivers as well, it doesn't need to use
> cryptoapi at all. The software "fallback" driver for OCF is cryptosoft.
> cryptosoft is an OCF driver that is a wrapper for cryptoapi calls rather
> than carry a second set of SW algs in the kernel.
Which is a good idea
> In this example paul is not using any HW accelerators, just the
> OCF-to-cryptoapi driver called cryptosoft.
Yes I just meant that.
> David McCullough, david_mccullough at mcafee.com, Ph:+61 734352815
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