[nycbug-talk] Hifn card

George Rosamond george at ceetonetechnology.com
Thu Jun 7 09:08:48 EDT 2012

On 06/06/12 17:19, Pete Wright wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 06, 2012 at 03:35:34PM -0400, Jesse Callaway wrote:
>> I didn't reply because I had no numbers to relate, but the newer Intel
>> chips have at least AES acceleration baked in.
> heh - awesome, never noticed that:
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AES_instruction_set
> aesni(4) freebsd opencrypto driver support as well...

Thanks JC.

Before that post, I found that some of the new SuperMicro boards have 
that chip, and are shipping next week.

So the whole crypto accelerator card issue becomes even more irrelevant.


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