[A51] Kraken A5Ati.so

Nikos Balkanas nikos.balkanas at eyeonix.com
Wed Feb 26 15:43:36 CET 2014


On Wed, Feb 26, 2014 at 4:23 PM, Joel Eriksson <joel.eriksson at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hello Nikos,
>
> First of all, you now need to use the AMD APP SDK, rather than the old ATI
> stream SDK. The AMD APP SDK includes libaticalcl.so and libaticalrt.so. You
> can link Kraken to libaticalcl.
>
> Btw, I recommend using this Kraken fork instead of the original:
> http://www.g3gg0.de/wordpress/projects/kraken-win32/
>

I have ported the original kraken to C. Is it worth it (performance-wise)
to re-port the win32? I use C in 64x gcc Linux environment.

>
> Note that while it's called kraken-win32, it still runs perfectly well on
> Linux as well.
>
> I also recommend using this code instead of the a5_ati code:
> http://traxme.net/a5/a5_ilx/
>

Will do thx.

>
> Here are the instructions on how to integrate it with Kraken:
> http://blog.gmane.org/gmane.science.cryptography.a51/month=20110401
>
> When I was working with this I was able to crack one burst in about 2
> seconds, with 3x6990. When sending 20 bursts at once they completed in
> about 17-18 seconds though, so less than one second on average. I added
> some custom tweaks and patches to the original Kraken source to achieve
> that though, but using a5_ilx instead of a5_ati is one of the main
> improvements you can make without patching any code yourself. Of course,
> you will also need to use SSD:s to store the tables.
>

Thanks for your advise,

Nikos

>
> Regards,
> Joel Eriksson
> CEO ClevCode / CTO Cycura
>
>
> On Wed, Feb 26, 2014 at 1:42 PM, Nikos Balkanas <
> nikos.balkanas at eyeonix.com> wrote:
>
>>
>> Where can I find the atical libraries needed by Kraken's A5Ati.so?
>>
>> TIA,
>> Nikos
>>
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> --
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>   Joel Eriksson
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