[gnutls-help] Support for via quadcore SHA512 hw acceleration

Daniel Kahn Gillmor dkg at fifthhorseman.net
Sat Apr 20 21:23:21 CEST 2013

On 04/20/2013 01:48 PM, Shaun Murphy wrote:
> The limited literature for the newer VIA QuadCore E-Series embedded platform says that it now supports "Secure Hash Algorithm: SHA-1, SHA-256, SHA-384, SHA-512" but I'm not seeing any acceleration for SHA512 in the kernel modules or gnutls. I would appreciate some pointers on what I need to do to access that SHA512 acceleration in gnutls.
> Here's my setup:Via Artigo A1250 Ubuntu 12.04 x86_64Gnutls - built from git (built nettle from source, everything else installed from apt)Kernel modules: padlock_aes, padlock_sha

I suggest following up on the nettle mailing list about this; gnutls
should be able to use whatever acceleration nettle can provide:

  Nettle Crypto Library <nettle-bugs at lists.lysator.liu.se>



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