[rc5] Alpha displays strange keys

Francois Gouget fgouget at club-internet.fr
Sat Jul 19 03:15:55 EDT 1997



The Alpha (rc5v2b2-decunix32-alpha-ev4) client sometimes displays strange
values for the keys, i.e. it adds 32bits worth of FF before the second
part ! It does this for some keys and not for the others. It looks like a
32/64 bits int problem. Here is an extract of my log file: 

[07/18/97 01:23:13 GMT] Block: 41B4CF:00000000 being processed
[07/18/97 01:23:13 GMT] 8 Blocks remain in file buff-in.rc5
.....10%.....20%.....30%.....40%.....50%.....60%.....70%.....80%.....90%....
[07/18/97 02:14:02 GMT] Completed block 41B4CF:00000000 (268435456 keys)
                        00:50:49.16 - [88035.81 keys/sec]
[07/18/97 02:14:02 GMT] Block: 41B4CE:FFFFFFFFE0000000 being processed
[07/18/97 02:14:02 GMT] 7 Blocks remain in file buff-in.rc5
.....10%.....20%.....30%.....40%.....50%.....60%.....70%.....80%.....90%....
[07/18/97 03:04:52 GMT] Completed block 41B4CE:FFFFFFFFE0000000 (268435456 keys)
                        00:50:50.61 - [87993.80 keys/sec]
[07/18/97 03:04:52 GMT] Block: 41B4CE:FFFFFFFF90000000 being processed
[07/18/97 03:04:52 GMT] 6 Blocks remain in file buff-in.rc5
.....10%.....20%.....30%.....40%.....50%.....60%.....70%.....80%.....90%....
[07/18/97 03:55:41 GMT] Completed block 41B4CE:FFFFFFFF90000000 (268435456 keys)
                        00:50:49.21 - [88034.40 keys/sec]
[07/18/97 03:55:42 GMT] Block: 41B4CE:50000000 being processed
[07/18/97 03:55:42 GMT] 5 Blocks remain in file buff-in.rc5
.....10%.....20%.....30%.....40%.....50%.....60%.....70%.....80%.....90%....
[07/18/97 04:46:31 GMT] Completed block 41B4CE:50000000 (268435456 keys)
                        00:50:49.25 - [88033.22 keys/sec]

-- 
Francois Gouget
fgouget at club-internet.fr                http://www.mygale.org/~fgouget/


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