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NAME    [Toc]    [Back]

     lofn - Hifn 6500 crypto accelerator driver

SYNOPSIS    [Toc]    [Back]

     lofn* at pci? dev ? function ?

DESCRIPTION    [Toc]    [Back]

     The lofn driver supports cards using the  Hifn  6500  public
key processor.
     This  chip  has  both  a random number generator and a large
number processor.
  The random number generator provides  random  bits  to
the random(4)
     subsystem,  while  the large number processor registers with
the crypto(4)
     subsystem to support modular exponentiation.

SEE ALSO    [Toc]    [Back]

     crypt(3), crypto(4), intro(4), ipsec(4), pci(4),  random(4),

HISTORY    [Toc]    [Back]

     The lofn device driver appeared in OpenBSD 3.0.

OpenBSD      3.6                           June      26,     2001
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