[Openswan Users] Openswan-3.0.06: KLIPS_OCF a must to use hardware crypto with linux-2.6.20?

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Thu Nov 8 09:47:27 EST 2007

On Thu, 8 Nov 2007, KokHow.Teh at infineon.com wrote:

> 	Presently, my hardware crypto device drivers are using the stock
> CRYPTO_ALGAPI available in 2.6.20. I take a look at hifn and ixp4xx and
> it needs major changes to the drivers. Is there anyway to use the
> hardware crypto with openswan-3.0.06 for the moment without having to
> use the asyncchronous OCF accleration system?

No. The whole point of OCF was to get hardware crypto working properly.
Why Linux then started their own "acrypto" is something you will have to
ask them. Perhaps they have the resources to port openswan to their crypto


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