Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

More AVX2 Crypto Optimizations For Linux 3.11

Collapse
X
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • More AVX2 Crypto Optimizations For Linux 3.11

    Phoronix: More AVX2 Crypto Optimizations For Linux 3.11

    Recent Linux kernel releases have seen a number of crypto performance optimizations for this kernel subsystem by taking advantage of newer CPU instruction set extensions for accelerating various cryptographic workloads. This theme has continued for Linux 3.11...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTQwNDE

  • #2
    "defunct Blowfish and Twofish AVX2 implementations have been dropped"

    WTF? Why? How can an AVX2 chiper be "defunct"?
    ## VGA ##
    AMD: X1950XTX, HD3870, HD5870
    Intel: GMA45, HD3000 (Core i5 2500K)

    Comment


    • #3
      Originally posted by darkbasic View Post
      "defunct Blowfish and Twofish AVX2 implementations have been dropped"

      WTF? Why? How can an AVX2 chiper be "defunct"?
      Well according to the blowfish wikipedia page, blowfish was broken in some cases and has been officially depreciated anyway. Twofish still hasn't been broken yet though. So that at least explains Blowfish being dropped.

      Comment


      • #4
        Optiomizations? That sounds like a cool word.

        Comment


        • #5
          Originally posted by darkbasic View Post
          "defunct Blowfish and Twofish AVX2 implementations have been dropped"

          WTF? Why? How can an AVX2 chiper be "defunct"?
          https://www.google.ca/url?sa=t&sourc...48705608,d.aWc

          Looks like the implementation was slower then the original

          UDL

          Comment


          • #6
            Originally posted by Ericg View Post
            Well according to the blowfish wikipedia page, blowfish was broken in some cases and has been officially depreciated anyway. Twofish still hasn't been broken yet though. So that at least explains Blowfish being dropped.
            It's financially lost value?

            The term, fwiw, is deprecated, not depreciated.

            Comment

            Working...
            X