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From: Martin Moerman <linuxham@4us.org>
To: nick@snowman.net
Cc: Kip Macy <kmacy@netapp.com>,
	Linux Kernel List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: 3com Driver and the 3XP Processor
Date: Sat, 16 Jun 2001 11:04:14 +0200 (MEST)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0106161102470.5331-100000@root.4us.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0106141731030.16013-100000@ns>


Well nick, that is your choice.

/Martin
martin_moerman@eur.3com.com

On Thu, 14 Jun 2001 nick@snowman.net wrote:

> Erm, that is going to be a problem.  Crypto benifits more from open source
> than any other market segment, and binary only drivers for linux are not
> the way to go.  I guess I need to get rid of my 5-10 3cr990s and replace
> them with someone else's product?
> 	Nick
> 
> On Thu, 14 Jun 2001, Kip Macy wrote:
> 
> > IPsec support will be binary only.
> > 
> > 	-Kip
> > On Thu, 14 Jun 2001 nick@snowman.net wrote:
> > 
> > > So what is the truth to the rumors 3com was throwing around about the
> > > "linux driver with ipsec support"?
> > > 	Nick
> > > 
> > > On Thu, 14 Jun 2001, Martin Moerman wrote:
> > > 
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > On Thu, 14 Jun 2001, Brent D. Norris wrote:
> > > > 
> > > > > > Now, if the NIC were to integrate with OpenSSL and offload some of THAT
> > > > > > donkey work... Just offloading DES isn't terribly useful, as Pavel says:
> > > > > > apart from anything else, DES is a bit elderly now - SSH using 3DES or
> > > > > > Blowfish etc... How dedicated is this card? Could it be used to offload
> > > > > > other work?
> > > > > 
> > > > > Sorry my bad it is 3DES that they have on it, but I don't know how
> > > > > in-grained it is in it.  Like I sad it just floated across my desk a few
> > > > > days ago and it sounded like a cool bit of hardware.
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > The card is offloading TCP/IP checksums, TCP/IP packet fragmentation, and
> > > > does IPSEC through the ARM9 proc.
> > > > 
> > > > I like the card. but no real real linux drivers yet. only basic network
> > > > card drivers for linux.
> > > > 
> > > > /Martin
> > > > martin_moerman@eur.3com.com
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > > 
> > > > > Brent Norris
> > > > > 
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  parent reply	other threads:[~2001-06-16  9:04 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 37+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2001-06-12  0:24 Brent D. Norris
2001-06-12  0:29 ` Kip Macy
2001-06-12  0:43   ` Brent D. Norris
2001-06-12  1:18     ` Kip Macy
2001-06-12 16:24       ` Alan Cox
2001-06-12 16:12 ` Pavel Machek
2001-06-13 10:30   ` James Sutherland
2001-06-14 19:13     ` Brent D. Norris
2001-06-14 21:13       ` Martin Moerman
2001-06-14 21:18         ` nick
2001-06-14 21:26           ` Kip Macy
2001-06-14 21:32             ` nick
2001-06-14 21:37               ` Kip Macy
2001-06-15  2:50                 ` Dr. Kelsey Hudson
2001-06-15  2:47               ` Dr. Kelsey Hudson
2001-06-15  2:51                 ` nick
2001-06-15  4:01                   ` [OT] " Brent D. Norris
2001-06-15 14:45                   ` Alan Cox
2001-06-15 14:59                     ` Venkatesh Ramamurthy
2001-06-17 16:35                       ` Pavel Machek
2001-06-16  9:04               ` Martin Moerman [this message]
2001-06-14 21:37             ` David S. Miller
2001-06-14 21:40               ` nick
2001-06-14 21:40               ` Kip Macy
2001-06-14 21:41               ` David S. Miller
2001-06-15 15:12                 ` Pete Wyckoff
2001-06-15 15:37                 ` David S. Miller
2001-06-15 15:52                   ` Pekka Pietikainen
2001-06-16  9:12                     ` Martin Moerman
2001-06-18 14:43                   ` Jamie Lokier
2001-06-25 15:42                   ` Jes Sorensen
2001-06-14 21:45               ` David S. Miller
2001-06-14 21:48                 ` Kip Macy
2001-06-14 21:51                 ` David S. Miller
2001-06-25 15:45                 ` Jes Sorensen
2001-06-12 16:27 ` Alan Cox
2001-06-12  2:27 Brent D. Norris

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