Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2011 14:49:27 -0600 From: RB <aoz.syn@...il.com> To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Parallel cracking On Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 11:44, Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> wrote: > Not precisely. > > With the MPI patch, different nodes get adjacent "cracking order" > entries - see the comment on order in charset.h. Each node can > continue running until it hits the end of the order array (which never > happens with typical settings, except for all-digit runs and the like), > skipping over other nodes' entries. > > In the example above, we'd have a problem after 4 hours, but with the > MPI patch we would not. I made the mistake of responding before refreshing my 2-year-old memory. Thanks for the clarification!
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