This is a discussion on Re: OpenSSL Kernel port - Openssl ; On Jan 25, 2008 1:48 PM, Jimmy B wrote: > > On Jan 24, 2008 2:32 PM, Bhatnagar Achindra wrote: > > Hi, > > Is there any already ported SSL and Crypto library for Linux kernel 2.4 and 2.6? ...
On Jan 25, 2008 1:48 PM, Jimmy B
> On Jan 24, 2008 2:32 PM, Bhatnagar Achindra
> > Hi,
> > Is there any already ported SSL and Crypto library for Linux kernel 2.4 and 2.6?
> > Any pointers or references will be much appreciated.
> SSL in the kernel? (Do I understand you correct here? or Do you mean
> library for a system running the
> linux 2.x kernel?)
You got it right. I was asking if SSL can be used from within kernel.
> [The remaining stuff only if you meant in-kernel]
> There are cryptographic routines in the linux kernel like symmetric
> ciphers, hash, and some CRC functions.
> It's part of the vanilla kernel and you can select them via config options.
> I remember sometime back that someone had asked the lkml of an
> in-kernel RSA and the response wasn't
I have a tunnel created within kernel space. I want to secure all
communication over it. Thus I need SSL in kernel.
What options do I have?
- Port OpenSSL library code to kernel space and compile my module with it?
- Does the routines in kernel suffice the need?
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