[RC5] AIX Code and absentminded clients?

Jeff Gilchrist jeffg at nbnet.nb.ca
Thu Jan 15 23:05:26 EST 1998

On Mon, 12 Jan 1998 21:11:12 -0500 (EST), Phil Gregory
<pgreg430 at neors.cat.cc.md.us> wrote:

> > Cant answer the second one but for the first I had shell access to an 
> > Rs6000 box running AIX 3.2 for a while and grabbed the ppc client and 
> > tried 
> > it out and it worked. I got around 118kkeys/sec in test mode.
> I tried that, and it started, but immediately after it told me that there 
> was no .ini file, I got "Illegal instruction (core dumped)".  When I 
> borrowed an .ini file from another computer.  I just got the illegal 
> instruction bit after the standard header (client version, 
> distributed.net web page, etc.).

	The same thing happened to me with AIX 4.2.  It seems that the AIX
client is compiled for the PowerPC only so the older RS/6000 chips will 

	Any chance of getting a client compiled for older AIX RS/6000 boxes?

-= JEFF GILCHRIST =-         University of New Brunswick, Canada
E-mail: jeffg at nbnet.nb.ca          Computer Science Co-op

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