[dm-crypt] 1,5 TB partition: use cbc-essiv or xts-plain?

Salatiel Filho salatiel.filho at gmail.com
Sat Aug 8 12:03:11 CEST 2009


On Sat, Aug 8, 2009 at 05:27, Heinz Diehl<htd at fancy-poultry.org> wrote:
> On 08.08.2009, Salatiel Filho wrote:
>
> Serpent:
>
>>  Size K/sec %CP K/sec %CP K/sec %CP K/sec %CP
>>       2050   7  1209   3  2959   4  138.8   3
>        ^^^^      ^^^^      ^^^^      ^^^^^
>
> AES:
>
>>  Size K/sec %CP K/sec %CP K/sec %CP K/sec %CP
>>       625   2   445   1   1455   2  113.5   3
>
> It shows that on your machine, serpent is _by far_ faster than AES.
> I would be very interested in what kind of Linux you are using (32/64bit)
> and in the output of "cat /proc/cpuinfo".


root at LS-GL7D6:~# cat /etc/debian_version
5.0.1

root at LS-GL7D6:~# uname -a
Linux LS-GL7D6 2.6.30 #1 PREEMPT Sat Jun 27 00:17:47 BRT 2009 armv5tel GNU/Linux


root at LS-GL7D6:~# cat /proc/cpuinfo
Processor	: Feroceon rev 0 (v5l)
BogoMIPS	: 266.24
Features	: swp half thumb fastmult edsp
CPU implementer	: 0x41
CPU architecture: 5TEJ
CPU variant	: 0x0
CPU part	: 0x926
CPU revision	: 0

Hardware	: Buffalo Linkstation Pro/Live
Revision	: 0000
Serial		: 0000000000000000


root at LS-GL7D6:~# free -m
             total       used       free     shared    buffers     cached
Mem:           123        119          3          0          2         70
-/+ buffers/cache:         46         76
Swap:            0          0          0






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