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Date: Fri, 22 May 2015 18:26:45 +0200
From: magnum <>
Subject: Re: AVX2

On 2015-05-10 05:28, magnum wrote:
> On 2015-03-15 02:09, Solar Designer wrote:
>> On our i7-4770K, before:
>> solar@...l:~/j/john-$ ../run/john -te -form=descrypt
>> Will run 8 OpenMP threads
>> Benchmarking: descrypt, traditional crypt(3) [DES 128/128 AVX-16]... DONE
>> Many salts:     25087K c/s real, 3139K c/s virtual
>> Only one salt:  20375K c/s real, 2550K c/s virtual
>> Benchmarking: descrypt, traditional crypt(3) [DES 256/256 AVX2-16]...
>> Many salts:     44820K c/s real, 5609K c/s virtual
>> Only one salt:  32420K c/s real, 4056K c/s virtual
> Any chance you'll commit this soon?


I noticed the contest AVX2 core patch and tried applying it to Jumbo. It 
works like a champ, including with Deepika's formats. Can I commit this 
to bleeding for now?

> BTW I'm not sure why I never noticed this, but what does the -16 in
> AVX-16 or AVX2-16 mean?

This still beats me, I'm curious!


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