On Sat, May 17, 2008 at 11:51:43PM +0200, Harry Matthiesen Jensen wrote: > Hi list, > > After I loaded a driver (ubsec), I saw this line in the log: > > cryptosoft0: <software crypto> on motherboard > > Is it something I can take advantage of? This is the crypto(4) driver. It provides a device-independent framework to support cryptographic operations in the kernel. I.e. is uses hardware if available. If not it uses software, like in this case.
One use of it is encrypting disk partitions with geli(8). Roland -- R.F.Smith http://www.xs4all.nl/~rsmith/ [plain text _non-HTML_ PGP/GnuPG encrypted/signed email much appreciated] pgp: 1A2B 477F 9970 BA3C 2914 B7CE 1277 EFB0 C321 A725 (KeyID: C321A725)
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