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edit session settings? - evopilot - 07-03-2016

edit session settings?

is it possible to edit a current session settings? i have tried to do so in notepad and a hex editor but i appear to be doing something wrong it cant read from the file after ive saved the changes

i want to change from:
oclhashcat64 -m 2500 -a 3 upc.hccap ?u?u?u?u?u?u?u?u

oclhashcat64 -m 2500 -w 3 -a 3 upc.hccap ?u?u?u?u?u?u?u?u

This change will lead to an increase from 86000mh/s on each of my cards to 170kh/s.

I ask as i will have to start the crack again which will run for upto 6 days but i am currently 60% into a crack with 4.5days left at the slower speed

RE: edit session settings? - royce - 07-03-2016

philsmd's tool here may help:


RE: edit session settings? - evopilot - 07-03-2016

thanks for that. im using windows at the minute and not familiar with running pearl scripts

i did install pearl and download that guys tool but i cant get it to run

RE: edit session settings? - rico - 07-04-2016

You could just start a new session and use the --skip option to start at 60%.


restore-file format:

typedef struct
 uint32_t    version_bin;
 char        cwd[256];
 uint32_t    pid;

 uint32_t    dictpos;
 uint32_t    maskpos;

 uint64_t    pw_cur;

 uint32_t    argc;
 char      **argv;

} restore_data_t;

  • “pw_cur” is used to indicate the last position in dict/mask, comparable to the –skip value
So use the pw_cur value for the --skip value. Should be about 4819086100, I think.

RE: edit session settings? - atom - 07-04-2016

You can also restore from the original and see the status screen, in one of the last lines it say restore point. Copy that number and then run your original command again and add -s <thatnumber>

RE: edit session settings? - evopilot - 07-04-2016

that worked perfectly.... thank you so much for this assistance