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Use of CAAM module for bare metal application

Question asked by srouser526 on Jul 12, 2016
Latest reply on Jul 12, 2016 by srouser526

Hello,

 

I have a question. Is it possible to use the CAAM hardware cryptographic functions in a bare-metal application. Are there any drivers provided? I only know, that there exist drivers for linux.

 

Especially I like to know of it is possible, to calculate the SHA256 value for any input data in a bare-metal application.

HAB is not providing the simple calculation of a HASH value, isn't it? There are only some abstract functions to authentificate complete image.

 

If there exist a possibility or a driver for the hash calculation is there as well a possibility to stream the input data for the hash calculation? In the best case I like to call a function several times to stream some input data to the CAAM hash module.

 

Thanks.

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