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Cannot seem to get minerd/stratum to work properly

I run my miner script, which looks like: minerd-aes-sse2-sss3.exe -a X11 -o stratum+tcp://us-east1.dash.miningpoolhub.com:20465 -u nipponman32.user:pass pause And nothing happens. It just goes ...
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What are some http mining pools out there?

The open source FPGA miner with source available at https://github.com/progranism/Open-Source-FPGA-Bitcoin-Miner does not support stratum, so in order to test it, I need an http pool. Are there any ...
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In stratum mining pools, are most miners working on the same set of transactions?

When miners connect to the server, they get a "job" message back with a merkle_branch field that has hashes that correspond to transactions that will be included in the block being worked on. What ...
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How do I get merkle branches using the Stratum protocol?

I need to get the merkle branch quickly for a known TX. I have connected to various stratum servers, but whenever I send the method below I get "HTTP code 405 - Method not allowed". { \"id\": 1, ...
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Is 250mb/month enough bandwidth to support the internet needs of 4 mining rigs?

So this question was posed in 2011; I figure by now there may be slightly different factors at work, but mainly I ask if i can use a prepaid hotspot plan for 250mb to connect 4 sp20 mining rigs each ...
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Does this mean it's mining? [duplicate]

I'm using my personal computer and trying to mine bitcoins. I'm rather new to this and was wondering if I did everything alright. Thanks in advance.
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Javascript Stratum Miner

I'm aware of some Javascript RPC Miners, but does anyone know of any Stratum Javascrip Miners for use in my website?
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Simultaneously Solo and Pool Mining

It's possible to send shares both to a localhost GBT "pool" (e.g., Bitcoin Core's) and to a remote Stratum pool.* Now, if I discover a block, won't both my localhost GBT "pool" and the remote pool ...
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How do I make a profit buying cloud-hashing contracts?

I have tried one of the hashpower selling/buying website (nicehash) to buy hashpower. I have connected my order to a pool where I had one worker. However, despite all the advertisements, I could not ...
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Multiple coins on one server running MPOS/stratum

I've got an instance of MPOS and a stratum server running a single PeerCoin pool perfectly fine. How do I go about adding a second pool to the same server? I've tried to duplicate both the stratum ...
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How do pool server's handle multiple workers sharing one connection with Stratum protocol

The stratum protocol supports authorizing multiple workers in a single connection. Unfortunately, I didn't find any documentation about how this should be handled by pool server software. If multiple ...
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Stratum and Load Balancer

Does the Stratum protocol works well with the stratum servers behind a load balancer? My impression is that each request from the client may hit a different stratum server and eventaully ends up ...
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Should mining.notify.merkle_branches contain the coinbase transaction or not?

Okay I'm working on a new pool-server though got a question. I'm using litecoin testnet right now to test stuff and here's a getblocktemplate() response I get; { "result": { "version": 2, ...
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What are the differences and advantages of stratum to HTTP?

I understand that Stratum is a kind of protocol specifically designed for ASIC miners. I found this page from its creator, but it is very technical. I want to know, in layman's terms, what are the ...
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Strict firewall & proxy, no stratum+tcp connectivity; what are my options?

I have access to a system for mining behind a squid proxy. No external connectivity except for HTTP & HTTPS. The access on my mining system is also fairly restrictive, but I have managed to build ...
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Share is above target when switching between stratums

I'm running a pool for some friends and myself, where we mine both dogecoin and litecoin (and occasionaly some other flavor of the day). The farms are pointing to a simple proxy: a C daemon that is ...
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Is there a cudaminer difficulty parameter option

I try to mine some btc using cudaminer on cex.io. I'm using cudaminer for that. I have a lot 'low' rejected shares due to low difficulty (On the ghash.io they say the minimum stratum difficulty is ...
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Full example data for scrypt Stratum-client

I'm trying to write a Mining client for Scrypt-based mining using Stratum Communication. As of now, I have some trouble verifying all my bit orders and sequences. Hashes I'm generating get always ...
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no schema for stratum

I am trying to bring up stratum mining on a pool and get this error -> exceptions.Exception: There is no shares table. Have you imported the schema? Obviously my database is empty but no package ...
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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 ...
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Write litecoin pool miner with strarum support

I write miner on C++ for litecoin. I already have code for getwork protocol, now i need to implement strartum protocol and here i have some problems. When i subscribe and autorize worker thru stratum, ...
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In Stratum protocol, whether the miners know the mining address?

In Stratum protocol, since the coinbase transaction has to be hashed in the miner's side, so the pool has to send coinbase1 and coinbase2 to the miners. Therefore, is it possible for the miner to ...
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Cannot connect to php-mpos with CgMiner: Pool 0 slow/down or URL or credentials invalid

I'm trying set up a local pool, using the php-mpos and the zetacoin-qt executable file, but for some reason, when I attempt to connect using cgminer, I get this error: Pool 0 slow/down or URL or ...
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How do pushpool and stratum-minig-litcoin format the shares they send to the pool

I just build up a mining pool using booth pushpool for getwork and stratum-mining-litcoin for stratum we already finds block using getwork but nothing with miners using stratum. So I check my shares ...
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Stratum from pool 0 detected new block

I'm trying to mine litecoin on litecoin-pool with cgminer ./cgminer --scrypt -u username.1 -p password -o stratum+tcp://lite.coin-pool.com:3333 and it keeps on returning [2013-10-05 14:24:28] ...
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Do pool servers communicate with bitcoind, and in what capacity?

I'm trying to understand how the whole process flows. Here's how I currently understand it working. Mining client -> Pool server -> Bitcoind getwork: Mining client calls getwork from ...
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Pre-requisites for calling Getwork

I'm a novice to bitcoin trying to learn mining. I know that in order to get the value (header) to hash, you call Getwork. I have seen the bitcoin wiki page for it and read some relevant threads on ...
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Protocols for use between mining clients and mining pool servers

Which protocols are there for mining clients to communicate with mining pool servers? How do they compare?
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How to run Stratum for terracoin?

I have a few asic blades 13 GHs and I am farming BTC on slash pool via stratum. How to change and what inside stratum to make those asics farm terarcoin on any one pool for TRC?
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Stratum Mining Proxy - Error decoding message on startup

I'm attempting to run stratum-mining-proxy with minerd. Proxy starts and runs with the following command: python ./mining_proxy.py -o ltc-stratum.kattare.com -p 3333 -pa scrypt Proxy starts fine. ...
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Stratum Mining proxy failed to compile on Centos 2.6.32-279.el6.x86_64

I was trying to build stratum mining proxy on a Centos x64 machine. As mentioned below the script is throwing compilation errors, any idea? [root@host.com slush0-stratum-mining-proxy-7b5c080]# python ...
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Sample worked Stratum example

I need some help trying to verify that my implementation is correct or not. I'm trying to make a Stratum mining client. All byte orders are as is directly received from the server, without endian ...
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Stratum service_repository missing

Trying to get stratum working on my server. When I start the server everything looks ok except I get this message: ***** Is service_repository missing? Add service_repository module to your python ...
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rpc.target.bits management?

I have a new question... Is the max settings for rpc.target.bits 20? I want to match this with our stratum mining software, and how many shares we're getting. Right now, pushpool is getting more ...
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Matching pushpool difficulty with stratum's

I have a new question for you. I have setup the stratum mining proxy, and all is working fine. (Actually found our first block recently!) However, I have pushpool running as well, and some of my ...
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How to setup stratum with pushpool and VARDIFF? (litecoin)

I'm trying to setup a pool for litecoin mining with support of the stratum protocol and VARDIFF (variable difficulty). I read the answer of cdecker on the following question How to setup pushpool. ...
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Error trying to mine with stratum_proxy

I'm giving a specific case here, but I think I have seen the same error trying to use stratum_proxy for any pool and coin I have tried. When wemineltc.com briefly had a getwork server up, cudaminer ...
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Get the slush stratum proxy working on a mac

Title says it all - can anyone walk me through setting this up on a mac? I ran the linux python install script but i'm guessing i'm missing a few dependencies as it failed on me. edit: there are ...
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Eloipool only public Server avaiable

Maybe a simple answer From what I can research so far Is Eloipool the only public Server avaiable that is not parked or deprecated and that has support for the ASIC chips using stratum ? Is there ...
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How do I fix GUI Miner stuck at connecting?

GUI Miner v2011-08-24 just shows "connecting..." when trying to connect to slush's pool. The console shows: 2011-12-31 14:00:49: Running command: poclbm.exe ...
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What is the standard protocol for pools/miners?

The Bitcoin client protocol is well documented in the Bitcoin Wiki, but I can't find much on the protocol used by pools and miners. Is it described anywhere?