For those not familiar with Backtrack it is a version of linux for information security professionals. I am running from cd and everything loads correctly. I am trying to use rarcrack to audit our password policy and I am finding that performance is ridiculously slow (around 5 passwords/second) and other seem to claim 100s /second.
I am aware that some material around this is against EE policy and I support that so my question is only directed at the OS asking why is the performance so slow? Eventhough I am booting from a CD I thought it uses the harddrive or ram to store temporary files for faster performance.
not sure. I wouldnt of thought the read speed would have an affect, but then again I could be mistaken. It could possibly ne the password size and combination
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