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 From:  Fred Wright <fw at well dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] More throughput testing - m0n0wall to m0n0wall (wired) IPSec
 Date:  Sat, 5 Jun 2004 14:11:37 -0700 (PDT)
On Sat, 5 Jun 2004, Dinesh Nair wrote:
> On Sat, 5 Jun 2004, Dinesh Nair wrote:
> > On Fri, 4 Jun 2004, James Baber wrote:
> > > states "Hifn 7955" in both config screens.  I even replaced both VPN
> > > cards with new VPN cards with no luck.  I'm at a loss...
> >
> > the hifn(4) man page says,
> >
> > "The hifn driver registers itself to accelerate DES, Triple-DES, AES (7955
> >  and 7956 only), ARC4, MD5, MD5-HMAC, SHA1, and SHA1-HMAC operations for
> >  ipsec(4) and crypto(4)."
> 
> further down the man page, under caveats, it says this,
> 
> "Support for the 7955 and 7956 is incomplete; the asymetric crypto facili-
>  ties are to be added and the performance is suboptimal."
> 
> would soekris have the patches/drivers for these cards ?

Doesn't appear so.  For FreeBSD it states "supported in the latest
release", but that probably means 5.x unless it's been backported.

You could check out the clearance sale on vpn1211s. :-)

					Fred Wright