Thank you!
That sounds very intresting.
Is there any chance I can get hold of what you have done so far? It would be a good start for me.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Ioannis Liverezas"
Sent: Wednesday, February 16, 2005 3:26 PM
Subject: Engine driver for FPGA?

>I have made such an engine and a driver some time ago. The approach depends
>on the special details of your hardware.
> In my case, I made a linux char driver that "talked" with the encryption
> hardware, and an openssl-engine
> that used this driver through the read/write system calls.
> Additionally, I have started implementing a pseudo device in software, so
> as to provide a framework
> on how to build this driver-engine combination. Michael Ludvig and
> Frederic Donnat from this list have been
> very helpful. I 'll try to find some free time and clean up the code, fix
> the bugs, document and finally publish it.
> You could start looking at existing engine implementations at
> /openssl/crypto/engine/, to get some idea how the
> whole thing works.
> There is another aspect, to use the kernel's crypto api. I don't know much
> about it, but Michael could possibly
> help you. He also has a relative web page
> Hope to have helped you.
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