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Stuck on "Initializing device kernels and memory..." when trying to crack WPA2 #1714
GPU: RX 580
However, non-WPA2 works, such as SHA1
it's probably a driver issue. Did you try to reinstall the driver for instance by following this guide https://hashcat.net/wiki/doku.php?id=frequently_asked_questions#i_may_have_the_wrong_driver_installed_what_should_i_do
Furthermore, did you try with different driver versions? Does it really depend only on the hashcat version or is that just a coincident (because the OpenCL kernel code changed for WPA between hashcat versions 3.6.0 and 4.2.1).
You say it is stuck... How long did you wait? Do you see any new files created within the kernels\ folder while it is initializing ?
Did you try to downloading a fresh version of hashcat (within a new folder) and try again ? Did you try using the beta version of hashcat from https://hashcat.net/beta/ ?