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From: Stephan Mueller <>
To: "Juan Pablo Nariño Mendoza" <>
Subject: Re: AEAD Question
Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2016 18:32:39 +0200
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Am Mittwoch, 26. Oktober 2016, 18:17:14 CEST schrieb Juan Pablo Nariño 

Hi Juan,

> Sorry in advance for making what shall be a basic question for this
> list, but I have really ran out of ideas.
> Can someone explain me please, how does the memory layout and sg lists
> work for the IPSec case, with generated IV case?
> As I understand, it is like this (ascii art)
> AD | IV Space | Plain Text | Auth Tag
>  ^                   ^
> asg              sg

The memory layout is correct when using the RFC4106 cipher.

How you partition your physical memory with the SGL is your choice as long as 
your data in the SGL is lined up as you mentioned above.
> But I am having the AD overwritten, and the AUTH tag and encryption is
> not correct? Could someone please point me in the right direction?
> Thank you again

Maybe the src and dst SGL somehow partially overlap?
> Regards
> Juan
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Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2016-10-26 16:17 Juan Pablo Nariño Mendoza
2016-10-26 16:32 ` Stephan Mueller [this message]
2016-10-27  8:05   ` Juan Pablo Nariño Mendoza
2019-07-22 12:55 AEAD question Pascal Van Leeuwen
2019-07-22 16:22 ` Eric Biggers
2019-07-22 22:26   ` Pascal Van Leeuwen
2019-08-06  9:20     ` Pascal Van Leeuwen
2019-08-09  2:57       ` Herbert Xu

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