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Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2012 19:16:27 +0530
Subject: Re: 1.7.9-jumbo-6

On Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 2:44 AM, magnum <> wrote:

> On 2012-06-26 23:03, Solar Designer wrote:
> > On Tue, Jun 26, 2012 at 10:03:43PM +0200, magnum wrote:
> >> AFAIK we can release now.
> >
> > Thanks!
> >
> >> There are problems with some GPUs and some GPU
> >> formats that we know but that's no blocker to me.
> >
> > Can you post a list of those?  Can/should we possibly list them in
> doc/BUGS?
> mscash-cuda and mscash2-cuda cracks 2/3 or 3/4 of candidates (in Test
> Suite mind you, maybe they are near 100% in real life), but we already
> got this:
> #define ALGORITHM_NAME          "CUDA, unreliable, may miss guesses"
> For 7970, I don't even know what formats work or not. I have given up on
> that card for now.
> We could state in the "announcement" that this is the first release with
> GPU support so some formats are quirky/buggy and/or slower than they
> will be later. That might also prevent people from testing once and
> disregard john for all future because it's slower than hashcat.
> magnum
Catalyst 12.7 might be a big relief for 7970. Although it would be released
next month a beta version is available which looks promising.

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