Re: your mail

Justin Dolske (
Wed, 9 Apr 1997 22:26:58 -0400 (EDT)

On Wed, 9 Apr 1997, Hieu Phan wrote:

> Processor 1 -- 2^26 complementary pairs of keys starting with 58A2314C51010101
> ................................Processor 1 -- Elapsed time: 147 seconds
> which comes out to be only 456,522 keys per second.

Actually, it's double that. The client is reporting *pairs* of keys. 1
complementary pair is 2 keys. I made the the same mistake not too long
ago. :-)

> I should be getting at least what was reported by a user on the Deschall
> Web Page "PentiumPro 180MHz -- 850K keys per second -- reported by
> user".

Congradulations. You're actually getting 913K keys per second.

Justin Dolske <URL:>
Graduate Fellow / Research Associate at The Ohio State University, CIS Dept.
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