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Date: Thu, 11 Jul 2013 14:02:22 +0100
From: Rafael Waldo Delgado Doblas <lord.rafa@...il.com>
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: cryptocurrency mining fallback in JtR (was:
 Parallella: scrypt)

Hello,

The implementation is almost finished but I need a computer with more than
one GPU to test the integration. Can someone bring me access to this?.

Regards,
Rafa


2013/7/10 Rafael Waldo Delgado Doblas <lord.rafa@...il.com>

> Hello,
>
> The current state is:
>
> If there an instance of cgminer, it will be stoped and when JtR finish,
> cgminner will be started again.
> Donate option, there is a default pool with user/pass seted in the config
> file.
> Start cgminer at the end of JtR option, independently if there was a
> cgminer running instance or not, cgminer can be started at the end of JtR,
> setting the proper option in the config file. (Disabled by default).
>
> Tomorrow I will go with dtach stuff, bundle cgminer into JtR and stop GPUs
> instead of stop cgminer.
>
> Best regards,
> Rafa.
>
>
> 2013/7/8 Rafael Waldo Delgado Doblas <lord.rafa@...il.com>
>
>> Hello,
>>
>> After the discusion in the IRC, this will be my time line:
>> Today:
>> Move the needed code to my git repo.
>> Launch cgminer in a detached screen, when JtR is about to finish.
>> Use the cgminer API to show info then finish JtR. (this is only for
>> testing purposes)
>>
>> At the end of this day I will have a JtR that launchs cgminer without
>> take care if was already working or not.
>>
>> Tuesday:
>> If there an instance of cgminer, stop the GPUs that JtR is going to use,
>> when JtR finish continue with cgminer using those GPUs.
>> Donate option.
>> Start cgminer at the end of JtR option.
>>
>> At the end of this day I will have a JtR that launchs cgminer taking care
>> if was already working or not.
>>
>> Wednesday:
>> Check all is working.
>> Finish possible delayed tasks.
>>
>> At the end of this day the implementation should be finished.
>>
>>
>>
>> 2013/7/8 Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com>
>>
>>> Hi Rafael,
>>>
>>> On Mon, Jul 08, 2013 at 12:41:06PM +0100, Rafael Waldo Delgado Doblas
>>> wrote:
>>> > From my last mail, I have implemented a prototype version of cgminer
>>> > integration with JtR. This prototype gets the user, pass and address
>>> from
>>> > the JtR config file. I was checking the best way to integrate cgminer
>>> with
>>> > JtR and I think the best is use the API provided by cgminer, in order
>>> to
>>> > avoid add a lot of dependencies to JtR. We can add an option to JtR
>>> config
>>> > file that sets the path that Cgminer is installed and run it if the
>>> option
>>> > --miner is set. Using the API we can show information and
>>> enable/disable
>>> > GPUs.
>>>
>>> You mention several different approaches in the same paragraph above,
>>> which makes me confused as to what you have implemented and what you
>>> recommend to implement.  Can you get on IRC right now and we'll discuss?
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>>
>>> Alexander
>>>
>>
>>
>

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