SMB3 encryption performance

Ira Cooper ira at
Tue Feb 17 13:11:59 MST 2015

On Tue, Feb 17, 2015 at 01:47:38PM -0600, Steve French wrote:
> Doesn't help for non-Linux, but I don't know how many other OS
> have hardware optimizations for AES (other than Windows and Linux)

Anything running on Intel with access to the XMM registers.

I'd expect FreeBSD, Illumos, and just about anyone serious about
supporting Intel to support these.

Supports this assessment.

Nothing requiring the kernel here... in fact I wouldn't want to use a
kernel API for this at all!



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