On 19 October 2015 at 16:50, John-Mark Gurney <j...@funkthat.com> wrote: > O. Hartmann wrote this message on Mon, Oct 19, 2015 at 06:19 +0200: >> For me, I'd like to know what is the benefit/performance of each technique >> and >> a clear preparation of each ones advantages over the other. That would make >> the >> decission process much easier and hopefully would not scare people away and >> announce "FreeBSD does not have a, b, c, ..." ... > > So, one thing that the docs talk about is that geli uses the crypto(9) > framework. This doesn't mean much on it's own, but if you have a machine > with AES-NI instructions or an accelerator card that supports the cipher > mode used, then you can get faster performance of hardware off load, > while gbde uses the software only routines which are slow..
John-Mark, thanks for listing these differences. This is the sort of information we should have available for end users to help choose one or the other -- this info ought to make it into the handbook. _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list https://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-current-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"