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Date: Thu, 28 Sep 2006 23:26:58 +0200
From: kraeh <>
To: Nicolai Leymann <>
Subject: Re:  Development status

well....actually it was with it´s like a pw file, but on 
one p4 at 2.5GHz it reaches about 250.000c/s and this guy gave me the 
screenshot of the "big" server....1 client, 1.500.000 c/s....and since i 
guess, its not just one processor, i vonclude of this that john is 
multithreaded an takes advantages of multi processor system and also 
multicore systems

Nicolai Leymann schrieb:
> Hi,
> On Donnerstag, 28. September 2006, 22:45 you wrote:
>> since a friend of mine has reached about 1.500.000 c/s on one machine at
>> a university, and i think thes dont have a 16GHz P4...u can guess john
>> is multithreaded =)
> Well. Was this the john benchmark or john running with a password
> file?  c/s is the number of password/usernames per second not the
> number of "crypt/second".  I think there is an entry in the FAQ
> regarding c/s vs. crypt/second.
> It would be nice to see full support for multi core/Multi CPU systems
> in john ;)
>   regards
>     Nic

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