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Re: scrypt: Decrypting file would require too much memory

On 10/14/15 21:01, Christoph Borsbach wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 14, 2015 at 19:52:30 -0700, Colin Percival wrote:
>> How much memory does this system have?  Did you encrypt the file on the same
>> system?  If you encrypt a new file now, can you decrypt it?  Has anything
>> changed on the system since you encrypted the file?
> The system has 2GB of memory and I can encrypt and decrypt new files just
> fine. But I traced my steps and I actually did the last encryption on another
> system: scrypt 1.2 on OSX. (I actually forgot that). So that might be it? It
> is still a bit strange that I can decrypt the file on Linux and scrypt 1.1.6.

How much memory did the OS X system have?

Also, on the OpenBSD system, what do these output?
# sysctl hw.usermem
# sysctl hw.memsize
# limits

Colin Percival
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