[dm-crypt] aes-ni

Milan Broz mbroz at redhat.com
Sat Oct 15 21:26:50 CEST 2011


On 10/15/2011 08:44 PM, Lurkos wrote:
> Does cryptsetup (with luks volumes) support AES-NI for newer Intel and
> AMD powered computers?

yes. (in fact it is cryptoAPI which need proper module loaded, not dmcrypt)
aes-ni has higher priority, so it should be used automatically if available.

btw I just read this
http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=intel_aesni_dmcrypt

Milan


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