[RC5] Different DES code in Irix mips clients?

Tom Jackson toj at gorillanet.gorilla.net
Sat May 30 15:31:47 EDT 1998


On Thu, May 28, 1998 at 12:39:40PM -0500, Mike Silbersack wrote:
> On Mon, 25 May 1998 20:20:56 +0200 (MET DST), Samel Vitezslav wrote:
> 
> >  Authors of 396 code refer to DES code as "Meggs' DES C code".
> >
> >  So my question is:
> >  Is there an intent to build DES code based on this faster slice ??
> >
> >-- 
> >Vitezslav Samel, student of Technical University, Brno, Czech republic
> 
> Right now we're in the process of testing different s-boxes.  The ones
> used in 405 (which should be out within the next few days in beta)
> should be faster than 396.
> Mike "Silby" Silbersack
> silby at execpc.com
> Distributed.Net Tech Support
> 
While your talking new clients, I have pent and pentII running dualcores
on FreeBSD happily (2.7xx). I have a 486sx laptop that core dumps on the
dual cores and must run 2.6xx. I'm not sure if this a known problem but
I hope someone checks 486sx (386) before desII.

"Don't have a cow, man!"
-- 
Tom
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