Date: Mon, 21 Sep 2015 09:07:13 +0200 From: patpro@...pro.net To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: best setup to crack format nt or nt2 On 21 sept. 2015, at 01:29, magnum <john.magnum@...hmail.com> wrote: > On 21/09/15 01:07, Rich Rumble wrote: >> On Sun, Sep 20, 2015 at 4:35 PM, Patrick Proniewski <patpro@...pro.net> wrote: >>> I've made some tests already: LM hash is unused, the other hash is recognized as nt and nt2. Is there any difference between those too formats? Apparently, I can use either --format=nt or --format=nt2 with same results. > > >> http://www.openwall.com/lists/john-users/2012/11/15/12 > > Right, use whatever format benchmarks fastest. > > For the record, in latest code on GitHub (next release) they are renamed so the nt2 is now "NT" and the older NT format is "NT-old". The reason for this is that the former supports AVX2 and higher and then becomes significantly faster than the latter. Thank you for the info. I'll probably run some packaged version of Jumbo, so I guess I'll probably wont be affected by this change. Patrick
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