bounded storage model - why is R organized as 2-d array?

Ben Laurie ben at
Thu Mar 9 13:13:48 EST 2006

Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> On Thu, 09 Mar 2006 02:10:58 -0500
> alex at wrote:
>> This is very useful for encrypting things like video 
>> streams without an expensive hardware cryptographic accelerator card.
> I think you vastly overestimate how much hardware one needs to do
> something like AES.  I ran
>   	dd if=/dev/zero bs=32k count=1024| openssl speed aes-128-cbc

I presume you were expecting this to test encrypting a long stream of
data. It doesn't. "openssl speed" does encryption internally - the stuff
on stdin was ignored. Something like:

dd if=/dev/zero bs=32k count=1024 | openssl enc -aes-128-cbc > /dev/null

is probably what you want (untested).




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