Re: [PATCH] AES i586 optimized

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Thu May 13 2004 - 06:09:11 EST

Fruhwirth Clemens <clemens-dated-1085310070.4b1f@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> The following patch adds an i586 optimized implementation of AES aka
> Rijndael. It's following an integration strategy similiar to recent
> s390/z990 integration for DES/SHA1. aes-i586-glue.c, a glue layer for
> CryptoAPI, and aes-i586-asm.S, the actual implementation, are added to
> arch/i386/crypto, as well as a config section to crypto/Kconfig.

Some benchmark figures would be useful. Cache-cold and cache-hot.

> The code has been in use for half a year by myself and the loop-aes project
> for the last - I think - 2 years. I consider the implementation
> production-stable. Andrew, please consider applying.

James Morris <jmorris@xxxxxxxxxx> is the crypto guy....
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