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Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2015 23:41:17 +0300
From: Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: "Illegal instruction" error on

On Fri, Oct 23, 2015 at 03:36:12PM -0500, Eri Swager wrote:
> Thank you guys. No my CPU doesn't support AVX. I just now tried
> john-1.7.9-jumbo-7-Linux-x86-64 and that worked.

Great.  In general, you should prefer to build our latest code (off
GitHub) from source for your specific system, instead of using the
sub-optimal binary builds of older versions.  If you're just learning,
then an older version might be fine initially, though.


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