Subject: Re: compression question, again.
To: Greywolf <>
From: Stefan Schumacher <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/08/2005 20:04:50
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Also sprach Stefan Schumacher (
> Also sprach Greywolf (
> What about encryption? If you simply encrypt and decrypt your file with
> OPenSSL (it's in basedistrib) or any other cryptosuite and compare
> checksums of the original file and the enc/decrypted one?=20
> Usually, there should be no error on faultless hardware.=20

I forgot my favourite programm:
prime95 generates Mersenne primes and can do torture testing,
If your hardware (CPU/RAM) is defunc, it will produce wrong
Lucas-Lehmer iterations and warn you.

You can download the static freebsd binary from
and let it torture test your machine for at least 6 hours.

PGP FPR: CF74 D5F2 4871 3E5C FFFE 0130 11F4 C41E B3FB AE33
Der Mensch ist ein Seil, gekn=FCpft zwischen Tier und =DCbermensch,=20
ein Seil =FCber einem Abgrunde.

Friedrich Nietzsche, "Also sprach Zarathustra"

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