Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2011 17:37:06 +0100 From: Nigel Sollars <nsollars@...il.com> To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Linux MIPS Hey, On Wed, Oct 26, 2011 at 5:52 PM, Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> wrote: > On Wed, Oct 26, 2011 at 10:32:07AM -0400, Nigel Sollars wrote: > > You are indeed correct they are big endian and it is mips ( 64bit linux > ) vs > > mipsel ( 32bit ). > > I think you're confused. What I meant is that your generic.h is correct > for your system and given compiler settings (the program producing it > autodetects endianness and word size), but you could do better by > tweaking the options to gcc. Then different settings would be in effect > and would be autodetected. > > This will not help you build -jumbo, but it may result in a speedup > without -jumbo. For -jumbo, we're waiting for JimF to look into the > issue you reported previously. > > > I added -mtune=mips64 and -mips64 to the CFLAGS, and also just -mips64, > it > > breaks here > > I literally meant "-m64" and only it. Can you just try that? And also > stop trying to build -jumbo for now. > -m64 is not a known option in the compiler ( unknown ) and the build bombs, which is why I used -mips64, from what i read this seems to be a sparc64 flag. > > > here is the out put from uname ( not given previously ) > > > > root@...y:/usr/src/john-1.7.8/src# uname -a > > Linux indy 2.6.32-5-r4k-ip22 #1 Mon Oct 3 13:56:54 UTC 2011 mips64 > GNU/Linux > > So you appear to be running a 64-bit kernel indeed. What does > /proc/cpuinfo say? > > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R4000 > > "... announced on 1 October 1991, it was one of the first 64-bit > microprocessors ..." > > ...and you probably actually have something newer than an r4k. > > Also, since you were able to get non-jumbo to work, would you submit > your benchmark results to the wiki? - > > http://openwall.info/wiki/john/benchmarks > > Alexander > I will get you all the other answers when I get back home, am on a business trip at present. -- “Science is a differential equation. Religion is a boundary condition.” Alan Turing
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