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Date: Sat, 11 Aug 2012 14:34:13 +0200
From: magnum <>
Subject: Re: bf-opencl fails self-test on CPU

On 2012-08-11 09:42, Sayantan Datta wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 11, 2012 at 8:17 AM, Solar Designer <> wrote:
>> Any idea why bf-opencl fails self-test on CPU (with AMD's SDK)?  Will it
>> succeed with some other settings in opencl_bf_std.h maybe?
> I guess it is due to the lack of LDS on CPU.  I'm not sure though but I'll
> find out. Also is it necessary to run the bf-opencl on CPU? We might need a
> little modified kernel for that.

FWIW it works fine on my laptop, using Intel's SDK. [1.7.9-jumbo-6-fixes]$ ../run/john -t
OpenCL platform 0: Intel(R) OpenCL, 1 device(s).
Using device 0: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU     P8600  @ 2.40GHz
****Please see 'opencl_bf_std.h' for device specific optimizations****
Benchmarking: OpenBSD Blowfish (x32) [OpenCL]... DONE
Raw:	595 c/s real, 315 c/s virtual


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