[dm-crypt] anyone already tried the parallel crypto engine

Mario 'BitKoenig' Holbe Mario.Holbe at TU-Ilmenau.DE
Tue Jul 27 01:08:42 CEST 2010

Christoph Anton Mitterer <calestyo at scientia.net> wrote:
> Just wondered whether anyone has already tried CONFIG_CRYPTO_PCRYPT
> which was introduced with 2.6.34, IIRC.

Quite surely not :)

> Should it work with all the algo/cipher mode combinations? And with
> dm-crypt itsef?

Yes, it should. You just have to code it :)
Currently it only implements AEAD.

I've never been certain whether the moral of the Icarus story should
only be, as is generally accepted, "Don't try to fly too high," or
whether it might also be thought of as, "Forget the wax and feathers
and do a better job on the wings."            -- Stanley Kubrick

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