"mhey...@gmail.com" <mhey...@gmail.com> writes:

>2) If you throw TCP processing in there, unless you are consistantly going to
>have packets on the order of at least 1000 bytes, your crypto algorithm is
>almost _irrelevant_.
>for a Linux 2.2.14 kernel, remember, this was 10 years ago.

Could the lack of support for TCP offload in Linux have skewed these figures
somewhat?  It could be that the caveat for the results isn't so much "this was
done ten years ago" as "this was done with a TCP stack that ignores the
hardware's advanced capabilities".


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