[dm-crypt] Using AES-256 Controller Card
wiz561 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 27 17:24:23 CEST 2012
Thank you for the information. You just saved me 30 some bucks!
On Mon, Aug 27, 2012 at 10:23 AM, Milan Broz <mbroz at redhat.com> wrote:
> On 08/27/2012 03:42 PM, Michael Wisniewski wrote:
>> I'm interested in using dm-crypt to do full-drive encryption, but do
>> not want my processor to be stuck doing the encryption.
>> Unfortunately, it does not support the aes-ni extension. As an
>> alternative to upgrading, I was wondering if dm-crypt supports a sata
>> controller card that "supports aes-256". An example can be found
>> Koutech PESI330
> No, dmcrypt cannot use this.
> It is (SATA) Chipset FDE (full disk encryption), IOW few layers below
> dmcrypt operates.
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