Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2006 03:09:09 +0400 From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Compile for Linux guest on S39x On Mon, Oct 16, 2006 at 10:45:48PM -0400, Nick Travis wrote: > Has anyone tried to compile john on a linux guest running on an IBM > z-series? I know that some Linux distribution vendors are building JtR for s390 and s390x. They use "make generic". > I can successfully compile with a make generic, Great. I might want to add a specific make target for this platform later on (after some code re-arrangements). I'll contact you about that (for testing), if you don't mind. There's no performance improvement to expect from that, though, as "generic" does a good job of selecting the most suitable settings. > but the results from ./john --test are pretty poor(results below). What clock rate? Can you please post /proc/cpuinfo off that system? This looks like a fine 64-bit system at a fairly low clock rate (by modern standards). -- Alexander Peslyak <solar at openwall.com> GPG key ID: 5B341F15 fp: B3FB 63F4 D7A3 BCCC 6F6E FC55 A2FC 027C 5B34 1F15 http://www.openwall.com - bringing security into open computing environments -- To unsubscribe, e-mail john-users-unsubscribe@...ts.openwall.com and reply to the automated confirmation request that will be sent to you.
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