[Openswan Users] openswan Hardware Acceleration

David McCullough david_mccullough at mcafee.com
Tue May 22 18:27:22 EDT 2012

Jivin Ozai lays it down ...
> Dear Sirs,
> I merged the openswan 2.6.38 into embedded linux(2.6.30 mips).protostack is klips.Does openswan support the hardware acceleration?If yes,How could I enable it?thank's. 

You have 2 options for HW accelerating Openswan.

If there are native linux drivers for your HW crypto accelerator,  then just
use the netkey stack in linux with openswan.

Otherwise you can use ocf-linux + klips to get HW acceleration.


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