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Bug 1363922 - AES_NI does not appear to be enabled
Summary: AES_NI does not appear to be enabled
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: keepass
Version: 24
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Peter Oliver
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2016-08-03 23:54 UTC by mjenki03
Modified: 2017-08-08 16:12 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2017-08-08 16:12:48 UTC

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Description mjenki03 2016-08-03 23:54:53 UTC
Description of problem:
This is sort of a pseudo feature request/bug report. It appears that AES extension support does not work/be enabled on the Linux version. 

I have a keepass file which I use on Linux and Windows. It is set to 9.9M rounds and that takes about 1 second on my desktop. My new laptop which has AES extension support takes about as long (30ish second) to open my file as my 6 year old laptop which does not have AES support.

To clarify, CPU, Distro and what Keepass reports as 1 second result for key transforms.
|P8600      |i3-5015U|i3-4150
|306102     |543181  |9906176

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Version     : 2.32
Release     : 2.fc24

Actual results:
Exception with keepass on linux performs very poorly.

Expected results:
Encryption speed with keepass on linux should be within an order of magnitude of performance as Windows.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Peter Oliver 2016-12-17 18:34:53 UTC
I expect Mono lacks support for AES-NI.  This is probably best taken up with the Mono developers directly.

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