something like that. (very cheap) Celeron J1900 firewall devices are not supporting aes-ni.
Eero 15.2.2018 20.40 "Walter Parker" <walt...@gmail.com> kirjoitti: > Well, both Intel and AMD starting shipping the AES-NI instructions 8 years > ago... > > How long does a project need to wait before it can require a feature found > on all major x64 processors? Waiting 8-9 years seems reasonable to me. > > Given the fact that the project is only supporting 64-bit and suggests > using a modern processor this requirement should be a non issue for most > users. > > The only place where the AES-NI instructions are not found is in a small > number of embedded/dev boards using older Celeron processors. > > > Walter > > On Thu, Feb 15, 2018 at 9:37 AM, Kyle Marek <pspps...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > This is silly. I shouldn't have to replace my hardware to support a > > feature I will not use... > > > > I shame Netgate for such an artificial limitation... > > > > Thank you for the information. > > > > On 02/15/2018 12:20 PM, Eero Volotinen wrote: > > > Well: > > > > > > https://www.netgate.com/blog/pfsense-2-5-and-aes-ni.html so we are > > talking > > > about 2.5 not 3.x ? > > > > > > "While we’re not revealing the extent of our plans, we do want to give > > > early notice that, in order to support the increased cryptographic > loads > > > that we see as part of pfSense verison 2.5, pfSense Community Edition > > > version 2.5 will include a requirement that the CPU supports AES-NI. On > > > ARM-based systems, the additional load from AES operations will be > > > offloaded to on-die cryptographic accelerators, such as the one found > on > > > our SG-1000 <https://www.netgate.com/products/sg-1000.html>. ARM v8 > CPUs > > > include instructions like AES-NI > > > <https://www.arm.com/files/downloads/ARMv8_Architecture.pdf> that can > be > > > used to increase performance of the AES algorithm on these platforms." > > > > > > > > > Eero > > > > > > On Thu, Feb 15, 2018 at 7:18 PM, Edwin Pers <ep...@ansencorp.com> > wrote: > > > > > >> I believe I read somewhere that the new version that requires aes-ni > > will > > >> be 3.x, and they plan to continue the 2.x line alongside it, as 3.x > > will be > > >> a major rewrite > > >> > > >> > > >> -Ed > > >> > > >> -----Original Message----- > > >> From: List [mailto:list-boun...@lists.pfsense.org] On Behalf Of Eero > > >> Volotinen > > >> Sent: Thursday, February 15, 2018 12:14 PM > > >> To: Kyle Marek <pspps...@gmail.com> > > >> Cc: pfSense Support and Discussion Mailing List < > email@example.com > > > > > >> Subject: Re: [pfSense] Configs or hardware? > > >> > > >> Well. Next version of pfsense (2.5) will not install into hardware > that > > >> does not support AES-NI, so buying such hardware is not wise ? > > >> > > >> Eero > > >> > > >> > > >> _______________________________________________ > > >> pfSense mailing list > > >> https://lists.pfsense.org/mailman/listinfo/list > > >> Support the project with Gold! https://pfsense.org/gold > > >> > > > _______________________________________________ > > > pfSense mailing list > > > https://lists.pfsense.org/mailman/listinfo/list > > > Support the project with Gold! https://pfsense.org/gold > > _______________________________________________ > > pfSense mailing list > > https://lists.pfsense.org/mailman/listinfo/list > > Support the project with Gold! https://pfsense.org/gold > > > > > > -- > The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in insidious encroachment by men of > zeal, well-meaning but without understanding. -- Justice Louis D. > Brandeis > _______________________________________________ > pfSense mailing list > https://lists.pfsense.org/mailman/listinfo/list > Support the project with Gold! https://pfsense.org/gold _______________________________________________ pfSense mailing list https://lists.pfsense.org/mailman/listinfo/list Support the project with Gold! https://pfsense.org/gold