lists  /  announce  owl-users  owl-dev  john-users  john-dev  passwdqc-users  yescrypt  popa3d-users  /  oss-security  kernel-hardening  musl  sabotage  tlsify  passwords  /  crypt-dev  xvendor  /  Bugtraq  Full-Disclosure  linux-kernel  linux-netdev  linux-ext4  linux-hardening  PHC 
Open Source and information security mailing list archives
Hash Suite for Android: free password hash cracker in your pocket
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:52:38 +0300
From: Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: [PHC] Another PHC candidates "mechanical" tests (ROUND2)

On Thu, Mar 26, 2015 at 10:59:25AM -0700, Bill Cox wrote:
> For generic servers that may be running multiple services at the same time
> as password hashing, it's probably best to choose a memory size
> significantly smaller than the L3 size.

I think this is not important (referring specifically to the effect on
other services).  Your worker is a synthetic benchmark focusing on L3
cache, whereas most real-world programs are different.  You may try that
"make -j4" vs. TwoCats test I mentioned.


Powered by blists - more mailing lists