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Date: Sun, 12 Aug 2012 03:36:29 +0200
From: magnum <>
Subject: Re: pwsafe-gpu

On 2012-08-11 22:53, Lukas Odzioba wrote:
> 2012/8/11 magnum <>:
>> -#define KEYS_PER_CRYPT         1024
>> +#define KEYS_PER_CRYPT         512*112
>> magnum@...l:src [1.7.9-jumbo-6-fixes]$ ../run/john -t -fo:pwsafe-opencl
>> OpenCL platform 0: NVIDIA CUDA, 1 device(s).
>> Using device 0: GeForce GTX 570
>> Benchmarking: Password Safe SHA-256 [OpenCL]... DONE
>> Raw:    128862 c/s real, 128862 c/s virtual
>> I just picked the number used in CUDA - I suppose it can be even better.
>> magnum
> I'll try to make it faster later, now we have more important formats
> that needs tweaking.


> Faster OpenCL code is nothing new for me (cl compiler does better job
> here and dummy code is near always faster on OpenCL), after proper
> optimizations they should have similar speed.
> 40% - you meant memset or w[14]=0 ?

The 40% (actually it was >41%) was after applying Solar's patch to
pwsafe-cuda, and then making the opencl code (both kernel and fmt) very
close to the cuda one (running "meld opencl_pwsafe_fmt.c
cuda_pwsafe_fmt.c" and "meld opencl/ cuda/").
So it was more than just Solar's changes.


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