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Date: Thu, 6 Jun 2013 11:58:42 +0200
From: Dániel Bali <>
Subject: Re: sha3-opencl


> 2013/6/6 Solar Designer <>:
> > > I notice you left this running process on bull and logged out:
> > >
> > > daniel   28447 90.3  0.6 21149860 51400 ?      Rl   03:46 103:13
> ../run/john -test --format=raw-keccak256-opencl-test
> > >
> > > It has consumed 100 minutes of CPU time (eating up one CPU core) and it
> > > is doing something on the NVIDIA GPU (although the GPU load is almost
> > > non-existent).  Is this intentional?  I guess not.  OK to kill it to
> let
> > > others reliably benchmark stuff?

I'm really sorry, I don't know why it kept on
running. "raw-keccak256-opencl-test" was just a non-GPU plugin that I used
to test my OpenCL code. It shouldn't have touched the GPU and if it did I
have no idea why. The code for it is in opencl_rawkeccak256_fmt_plug.c.

It is wrong that the two of you went with private e-mail.  While private
> e-mail is appropriate for some matters, please use it sparingly.  Please
> keep most discussions on john-dev.

Sorry about that too.


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