[RC5] Key rate reported by DES2 client is WRONG ?

門村英城 kadomura at toyama-cmt.ac.jp
Sat Jan 17 12:21:20 EST 1998


Hi, I am enjoying DES challenge 2.

  The clients report key rate calculated by number of keys: 2^31 = 
2147483648,
but number of keys per block I specified is 2^30 = 1073741824.
  So, that rate is faster than the real rate, about 2 times.

  Is this right ?

With best regards.
Hideki Kadomura
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[01/17/98 02:33:32 GMT] DES 2^30 Block: 0002A660:40000000 being processed

....

[01/17/98 03:08:44 GMT] Completed block 0002A660:40000000 (-2147483648 
keys)
                        00:35:12.09 - [1016755.70 keys/sec]

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