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SubjectRe: 3com Driver and the 3XP Processor

> I just had one of the "3com Etherlink 10/100 PCI NIC with 3XP processor"
> float accross my desk, I was wondering how much the linux kernel uses the
> 3xp processor for its encryption offloading and such. According to the
> hype it does DES without using the CPU, does linux take advantage of that?

Doing DES is uninteresting these days...

That feature is useless --- everything but IPsec does encryption at
application layer where NIC can not help.
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