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Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2011 07:38:41 -0500
From: "jfoug" <>
To: <>
Subject: RE: New John 1.7.6 OpenMP Binaries for MacOSX and Windows

>From: websiteaccess

>./john 2millions.txt  -format=raw-md5 -i:all
>Using raw-md5 mode, by linking to md5_gen(0) functions
>Loaded 1821691 password hashes with 196 different salts (Raw MD5 [gen])
>guesses: 18  time: 0:00:00:02  c/s: 242196M  trying: borily - bena13
>./john 2millions.txt  -format=raw-md5 -i:all
>Loaded 1821739 password hashes with no different salts (Raw MD5
>[raw-md5 SSE2 16x4])
>thread:  0 guesses: 150 time: 0:00:00:01  c/s: 6615G  trying: (~ - 11oy
> Why so much difference ? :

Using raw-md5 mode, by linking to md5_gen(0) functions
<b>with 196 different salts</b> (Raw MD5 [gen])

Buggy behavior of md5_gen() only recently fixed.  If there was any data
after the hash (GECOS stuff), then md5_gen was causing john to run the
multi-salt code. 


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