SMB3 encryption performance
simo at samba.org
Tue Feb 17 13:30:17 MST 2015
On Tue, 2015-02-17 at 15:11 -0500, Ira Cooper wrote:
> 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!
+1 crossing the kernel boundary would be expensive.
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