GPG with GPUs

Aaron Toponce aaron.toponce at
Mon Jun 18 17:49:43 CEST 2012

On Sun, Jun 17, 2012 at 07:26:27PM +0200, Hauke Laging wrote:
> This are the result (with a caches passphrase, of course). It's the same for a 
> zeros file and a urandom file. And this is on a power efficient CPU... (E-450, 
> which I guess doesn't have AES acceleration) probably without parallelization.
> So there's obviously a serious problem with your setup. A problem slowing the 
> process down two to three orders of magnitude which will hardly be solved by 
> adding a GPU.

I'm not trying to troubleshoot a problem. I think this thread is getting a
bit off-topic. I'm only curious if work has been done is getting GPU
support into GnuPG. Nothing more.


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