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Re: Linux-NG - security

* Russell Coker 

| > This would be a bit like turning Linux into a sort of MVS and then
| > beyond a few strides, whilst still being Linux, and it would only
| > work on systems that are a lot like toned-down mainframes.  Still,
| > Linux' strongest strength is its modular versatility.
| I wasn't aware of any crypto support in mainframes.  Do you have any 
| references as to what the S/390 family supports in this regard?

At least the 7060-H30 has optional «crypto processors».  I am not sure
if those are just high-speed, crypto-optimized processors or something
else.  A quick google search for «s/390 crypto processor» gives you
some links to .pdfs off ibm.com.

Tollef Fog Heen                                                        ,''`.
UNIX is user friendly, it's just picky about who its friends are      : :' :
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