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Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2012 00:08:41 +0100
From: magnum <john.magnum@...hmail.com>
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: Recent github patches

On 02/20/2012 11:39 PM, Samuele Giovanni Tonon wrote:
> On 02/20/12 20:38, magnum wrote:
> 
>> Anyway, I tried find_best_kpc and it picks very small numbers (like
>> 69632) and end up a lot slower than just going with the default 2M. I
>> also tried manually setting 4M and that worked fine and was faster than
>> 2M. Maybe the find_best could be enhanced somehow.
> 
> this is quite strange, find_best_kpc should get the faster KPC no matter
> what,  could you give me some details:
> format used, GPU card, LWS and some output ?
> 
> does it happen on other formats too ?

I think it was the GTX280 and mysql-sha1-opencl. For no apparent reason,
auto LWS sometimes ended up as 32 and sometimes as 64 iirc. I'll do more
tests and collect info.

magnum


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