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Date: Mon, 7 Apr 2014 09:13:53 -0500 (CDT)
From: Steve Thomas <steve@...tu.com>
To: discussions@...sword-hashing.net
Subject: Re: [PHC] EARWORM (ROM hard is not enough)

> On April 7, 2014 at 8:54 AM Daniel Franke <dfoxfranke@...il.com> wrote:
>
> Steve Thomas <steve@...tu.com> writes:
>
> > Also loading a large ROM into memory might not be good for UX in certain
> > cases. This is OK in cases where the ROM is always in memory like
> > authentication servers, but for FDE it might be annoying waiting for it to
> > read a few gigs from disk. Although this isn't a big problem for new SSDs,
> > my craptop would take awhile.
>
> Don't use EARWORM for FDE. As discussed in the submission document, it's
> designed for authentication servers and nothing else.

Oops I guess I should read those papers. I spend all my time looking at the
code because comments and documentation can lie, code can not. Fun I say
that because I was just caught looking at a comment that "lied" :).

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