[RC5] new client with altivec

Michael Pelletier mvpel at nortelnetworks.com
Fri Feb 28 08:16:48 EST 2003


On Thu, 27 Feb 2003, Christoph Kempen wrote:

> Seems like the altivec core is checking 1 key every 100
> clockcycles or so...
>
> Some fast calculations shows a P4 uses 700 cycles for 1 key...

As I recall, that's because the P4 has a very slow rotate
instruction.

	-Michael Pelletier.

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