CGMiner is an open source ASIC/FPGA miner for Windows, Linux and OS X.

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Gridseed USB ASIC Won't Mine Bitcoins

Okay so I have done my research, I have practically tried everything. It just frustrates me because mining LTC was a piece of cake but I can't seem to figure out how to mine bitcoins which this device ...
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“block decode failed” error while mining in pool

I just started solo mining last month, and I have no problems with cgminer. I have already shares accepted and sometimes new block detected. I want to know why when I want decode I've an error? For ...
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What could be the reason for one loop being significantly more power hungry on an SP20?

One of the loops on my Spondoolies SP20 is misbehaving. I underclocked everything but this loop (number 4) does not seem to care what settings I make. It seems to be running at twice the speed (and ...
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Avalon2 times out when using cgminer on the Raspberry Pi

I am running cgminer on a Raspberry Pi, with the command: sudo ./cgminer --avalon2-freq 500 --avalon2-voltage 7250 --avalon2-fan 50 -o stratum+tcp://stratum.bitcoin.cz:3333 -u ...
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I am trying to get cgminer on Ubuntu 14.04 and the Guide is troubling me

Okay, I am trying to follow this instruction guide: http://www.distrogeeks.com/install-cgminer-3-7-2-ubuntu/ and the 20th step did not work because it could not find the server. I downloaded it from ...
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Can cgminer set different voltages / speeds for multiple HEX4M miners?

The problem: I have 3 HEX4M Bitcoin miners. 2 of these miners are from a batch that lets the chips run at 810mV / 1024 MHz and achieve 390 / 400 GHs. The third HEX4M miner however is from a second ...
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How to connect to Terraminer via USB?

Does anybody know how exactly to connect to Terraminer machine via USB?
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How can I mine ALT SHA-256 coins using a Bitmain S4?

The bitmain S4 does 2TH/s out of the box with no overclocking. For many alt SHA-256 coins, this can be 10% - 50% of the entire network hashing power, which would allow us to gain alt coins quickly, ...
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Solo mining works on Windows, fails in (identically configured) Linux

Solo mining (for any coin) works on Windows, but not on Linux. Why won't my Linux setup work even though it's identical? Here is a sample configuration file. This is from OSC (OpenSourceCoin), but it ...
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How to calculate the error percentage with an older version of cgminer?

Most newer builds of mining software display the error %, but I'm using an older, custom build of cgminer (3.1.1) because it works well with my Zeusminer Blizzard. It shows you the total errors, but ...
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Neither cgminer nor BFGminer detect my Zeusminer Blizzard. (Ubuntu/Linux/Mint)

I'm having trouble getting my Zeusminer Blizzard running; neither cgminer nor BFGminer detect it. Here are the results of lsusb: Bus 001 Device 025: ID 10c4:ea60 Cygnal Integrated Products, Inc. ...
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Is there any argument to be passed to CGMiner\AntMiner S2 to reserve amounts of hashing power for specific workloads?

I have an AntMiner S2 (1TH/s) and I'd like to mine both on BTC and NMC. Would that be possible, for instance, to use 50% of power just for BTC workloads and the other 50% for NMC? EDIT: What ...
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Why I obtain this error when I try to install CGMiner on my RaspBerry?

I am going crazy trying to instal CGminer on my RaspBerry (I use Raspbian) to mine Scrypt currency I downloaded it and when I perform: sudo ./configure finally I obtain the following error ...
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Help running cgminer on Ubuntu 14.04 - waiting for USB hotplug devices, and other errors

I'm a total noob regarding bitcoin mining, I've installed cgminer using apt-get install but I can't get it to work. I start it with this command: ./cgminer -o stratum+tcp://www.albamine.net:3333 -u ...
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mining pcie 16x and 1x together caused rejects

I have 5 msi radeon R9 290 cards and this board https://www.asus.com/Motherboards/Z87PLUS/specifications/ . With 3 pcie 16x everything runs smooth but, as soon as I add the first 1x into the equation, ...
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Two GPU's But Only One Will Mine In cgminer

I have a rig with two GPU's set up in it. Both are ASUS and one is a R9 280x and the other is a HD 7790. Both appear when I run the command: sudo aticonfig --lsa GPU 0: This is the HD 7790 GPU ...
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cgminer settings “--load-balance” vs “--balance”?

http://www.amilitalia.it/github.com/ckolivas/cgminer.html I'm looking for the best balance: --load-balance Change multipool strategy from failover to quota based balance and --balance Change ...
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How to fix kernel paging request error on raspberry pi miner?

I'm mining Bitcoin and Litecoin using Gridseeds. As a host/controller I'm running a Raspberry Pi with ArchLinuxARM. I'm using the latest Arch image and compiled cgminer from this github repository: ...
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How can I troubleshoot a cgminer crash?

I am trying to get started with Litecoin and cgminer and can't seem to get anything going because cgminer crashes. My batch file is as follows: timeout /t 30 setx GPU_MAX_ALLOC_PERCENT 100 setx ...
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Setting up and running CGMiner on a Raspberry Pi for a Jalapeño

I have a BFL Jalapeño miner and a Raspberry Pi and I would like to get the Jalapeño to run off of CGMiner from the Raspberry Pi, however, I am not quite sure how to do this. Doing some research, I ...
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What does this mean? [closed]

connected to stratum.bitcoin.cz diff 1 with stratum as user xxxxxxxworker1 block f9aa8c61...Diff 4.25 started [20:26:18] Best share 0 Stratum from pool 0 detected new block I just started doing ...
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wemineltc.com Unpaid Shares went back to zero on miner restart

I just joined wemineltc it's my first day EVER mining for Litecoin or any other coin for that matter. So far the side pannel on the wemineltc.com for me says: Your Current Hashrate 43 KH/s It takes ...
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“Can't detect any devices”

I'm trying to start mining using my GPU (ATI Radeon HD 4850) but when I try to run cgminer it cant detect any devices. I use this to run cgminer: cgminer --scrypt -o ...
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why is cgminer slowing down over time?

I noticed something queer about cgminer, when I first started using it I got an ok amount of shares, but over time that number has been slowly dropping. it's the same difficulty,same temperature,but ...
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Setup cgminer on Ubuntu 12.04 (im getting libudev.so.1 not found error)

I have read and read and read over the internet but noone seems to have problem like this. Im trying to setup cgminer on my Ubuntu 12.04 (64 bit) desktop but i failed. Downloaded cgminer from url ...
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Issue running cgminer from crontab

I trying to script the launch of cgminer based on a crontab. Using a crontab entry that fires up a bash shell script that launches cgminer. Running the script directly launches cgminer flawlessly. ...
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BFGMiner vs. CGMiner

What is the difference between BFGMiner and CGMiner in Laymen's terms? Also, the longterm outcome will be exactly the same if mining is done with or without a pool, correct?
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Crashing problem when running 2 x 7950's on Corsair CX750 in mining rig

I currently have 2 PC's with a Corsair CX750 PSU in both of them. I bought 4 x Sapphire Radeon 7950's with the intention of having two in each PC. The cases are open and the GPU's have been mounted ...
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worker keeps getting temp banned with sgminer

I have 3 R9 280x sapphires I use with sgminer On almost every single pool, with or without --no-submit-stale, after about 5 min of hashing, my worker get's banned and hashing drops to zero. If I ...
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Workers aren't showing up in ghash.io

Im using cgminer 3.7.2 and I'm mining at ~77Mh/s in the ghash.io pool. I go to the worker list at the ghash website but nothing shows up. At the ghash main page it shows that I'm mining the blocks but ...
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Is there a minimum time to be minning a pool to have any results?

For example if minning with Deepbit is there a minimum time one must run cgminer to have anything added to their Deepbit account balance?
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CGMiner freezing on anything above intensity 16

I have 2 x Sapphire 7950 Boost cards running on Windows. I can only get them running stable on intensity 16 using CGMiner. Anything above that and the whole system freezes up (screen stays on but ...
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Mine valid but nonstandard transactions

Is there a way to configure cgminer to accept valid but nonstandard transactions for mining? If not, where, theoretically, would be a good place to look if I was interested in mining nonstandard ...
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Low hashrate with cgminer 3.7.2 kalroth edition @ ubuntu 13.10 x64 @ R9 290 MSI GAMING EDITION @ 16 gb ram @ core i7 860

I'm trying with (below my sh file): export DISPLAY=:0 export GPU_MAX_ALLOC_PERCENT=100 export GPU_USE_SYNC_OBJECTS=1 cd /home/x/cgminer-3.7.2-kalroth/ find *.bin -delete sleep 3 cgminer --scrypt -o ...
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How does the “failover” setting in cgminer work?

I have been messing with a p2pool which I like (no fee) but has latency about every week causing the miner to stop mining altogether. I would like to employ some kind of failover strategy so that the ...
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Why GPU (cgminer) scrypt mining generates so many false-positive nonces?

I understand that GPU might have less accurate results of real numbers because speed/performance is the target. But I don't understand why it also occurred in integer numbers. Taking mining ...
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cgminer with two R9 290 giving me headaches

I've got two R9 290, using cgminer I'm getting nothing but trouble. I'm using the 13.12 driver and installed the 2.8 SDK. When I launch cgminer it sees both cards, GPU0 and GPU1. They both happily ...
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Unable to connect to litecoin-qt server from more than 3-4 machines

I've created a litecoin-qt server with the following configuration: { "pools" : [ { "url" : "http://192.168.10.5:9332", "user" : "something", ...
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How do I get the temperature of my USB Miner?

Is there an option I can pass when running the miner? ( CGMiner / BFGMiner ) How does one get the temperature of a USB Miner? ( In my case BitFury )
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Complete Explanation of Mining [closed]

I have 6 miners, all with 3 R9 280x's. (Yes, not bitcoin mining, but there isn't a general mining stack site and it still uses cgminer so it's relevant) I've been working on getting them running ...
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Is my litecoin solo configuration working?

I've setup on machine1, litecoin-qt with litecoin.conf as described in http://cryptocur.com/litecoin/litecoin-mining/ (username, password, IP range allowed, etc, all different). rpcuser=something ...
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cgminer api-allow using dns instead of IP address

I am wondering why cgminer is not accepting dns instead of IP addresses I need to allow a server by it's dns...is it possible?
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Is my cgminer (scrypt) working / Mining on middlecoin pool

I'm trying to mine on the middlecoin pool using the following command: cgminer --scrypt -o stratum+tcp://middlecoin.com:3333 -u 1C7Ubg5VxvJyXYBT6neNVFgUVdgq1Kiy72 -p asdf and I do get the ...
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Problems with Antminer U1 - why doesn't it work?

I've got other Antminers working, this one just throws these errors in debug mode - is this fixable? [2014-01-30 19:03:10] Bmsc send golden nonce [2014-01-30 19:03:10] ANT0: GetResults (amt=0 ...
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cgminer not accepting or rejecting

I have a R9 280x Toxic edititon and I've set up cgminer with latest catalyst on ubuntu 12.04.3 the thing is, if I run cg miner like cgminer --scrypt -o stratum+tcp://url:3333 -u a.b -p c -I 13 -g ...
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AVA0: Get avalon read got err 0

I am trying to connect my Avalon Controller to my Raspberry Pi (raplacing the TP-Link module with an Raspberry Pi) When I use: cgminer -o uk1.ghash.io:3333 -O x.x:x -D --verbose --avalon-options ...
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How can I configure to solo-mine, and use a mining-pool as failover?

cgminer can be configured to have multiple pools. Is there a way, to have as first entry my private wallet, and as second entry a public mining-pool? Doing so gives strange output: [2014-01-29 ...
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CGMiner settings so that Photoshop usage isn't slow

Currently I have two settings for CGMiner, using a Radeon 6850 for home usage. One for casual work, and one for night-time (light and heavy). However, even at the casual settings Photoshop is very ...
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Can I set up cgminer to mine in different pools, by a defined ratio?

I'm mining in different pools, one is main and I would like to dedicate 80% off the time spent mining on it, but I'm also mining in another and would like to dedicate 20% on that. I know you can set ...
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How to fix “Failed to resolve (?wrong URL) cgminer.exe --bmsc-options”

I downloaded CGMiner and have my pool with slushs pool. So below I believe is the correct setup for CGMiner. cgminer.exe --bmsc-options 115200:20 -o stratum.bitcoin.cz:3333 -u Starfleet.worker3 -p ...