Re: unusual startup messages

Pedro Roque (
Thu, 31 Oct 1996 10:24:32 GMT

>>>>> "David" == David S Miller <> writes:

David> Date: Wed, 30 Oct 1996 21:01:48 -0500 (EST) From: ADAM
David> Sulmicki <>

David> I don't think Linus is in favour this this. As IMHO this
David> can be entirely done in user space, and we don't need an
David> big, bloated kernel. But even we do it, what would be use
David> of it? There is already suppport for encrypted volumes, the
David> secure rcp/telnet/ etc are alredy done by ssh stuff, and we
David> are not going to crypt memory ;)

David> Yes, but isn't some form of crypt in the kernel necessary
David> for a full ipv6 implementation?

Yes. Presently DES is mandatory for one to be able to claim conformance to
IPsec which is needed in order to claim conformance with IPv6.