tor plus openssl hardware?

Udo van den Heuvel udovdh at
Tue Feb 6 17:00:56 UTC 2007

Nick Mathewson wrote:
>> The debug log does not show any of the OpenSSL loggging that crypto.c
>> can do. How do I enable this?
> From the manual:
>        HardwareAccel 0|1
>               If non-zero, try to use crypto hardware acceleration
>               when available. This is untested and probably buggy.
>               (Default: 0)


> Hardware acceleration is off by default because some people have
> reported that it makes their Tor server crash.  We'd like more data
> here; please feel free to try it out and let us know if it works for
> you.

So far:

Feb 06 17:59:25.001 [notice] Using OpenSSL engine VIA PadLock (no-RNG,
ACE) [padlock] for AES

(as to be expected from the hardware)


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