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Date: Tue, 15 Sep 2015 17:52:28 +0300
From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com>
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: Judy array

On Tue, Sep 15, 2015 at 10:23:07AM +0200, Frank Dittrich wrote:
> But without getting rid of that pot sync, you could really see when the
> cracking stopped for quite a long time. And top showed that, the longer
> the sync took, the more john processes stopped running and switched
> their status.
> (It took me some time to figure out why out of my 6 or 7 john processes
> just one or two where running (status R). I ended up killing and
> resuming the only running process, just to make the other processes run
> again, until I figured out what caused this problem.
> I was about to report that issue on github.)

I saw similar behavior with my tests yesterday, with most processes not
in running state, until I disabled pot sync.

Alexander

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