EAP-FAST Internal Crypto Libraries take a lot of time

ramprasad.rajendran at wipro.com ramprasad.rajendran
Fri Jan 19 06:45:39 PST 2007


>10 minutes is bit extreme.. One thing to note is that the 
>CONFIG_INTERNAL_LIBTOMMATH version does not include all the 
>optimized bignum algorithms from LibTomMath. In other words, 
>it is expected to take much more CPU than the optimized 
>version (but take less code size). At least in this particular 
>case, I would recommend testing with the full LibTomMath (if 
>at all possible with the memory/flash restrictions) and if the 
>end result is considerable faster, it would be reasonable to 
>merge in some of the more optimized code into libtommath.c.

The processor we are using is a 44MHz processor and it takes 6 mins to
I find that it is the operation a**b mod n. I tried using TomFastMath,
but the size is too huge atleast 100kB extra
Are there algorithms that are faster and smaller.

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