[CentOS] Why is sha256-generic preferred over sha256-ssse3?

Wed Jun 10 17:02:16 UTC 2015
Gordon Messmer <gordon.messmer at gmail.com>

On 06/09/2015 10:37 AM, Steve Snyder wrote:
> Why is the generic version of the SHA256 driver selected at runtime instead of the SSSE3 version on this x86_64 system?

Because that driver is built-in to the kernel.  If you want to use the 
ssse3 version, load it.  There are a handful of ways to do so. For 
instance, you could edit /etc/modules-load.d/sha256.conf and add one 
line with the name of the module.