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Warning: Unknown block versions are being mined! Unknown rules may be active

Best regards. What's going on internally when I get this warning. Warning: Unknown block versions are being mined! Unknown rules may be active Bitcoin Core version v0.17.1 (64-bit) Thank you
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Unomp does not support asic boost

I setup my unomp server and connect a cpuminer/minerd to it to mine bitcoin. Everything works like a charm. Then I connect my INNOSILICON T2 to it to mine bitcoin, it gives the following error: [2018-...
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Install chrom on Asic

I want to use antminer-s9 to mining from cryptotab site This site is much more than any pool give bitcoin Bot it doesn't have any pool . And just must use Chrome to mine Any one know how can I ...
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Does BTC.com support ASICBOOST

Does the www.btc.com pool support Asic Boost? Does it have to support it for me to use Asic Boost on it? If it doesn't support Asic Boost which pools do?
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Could you use ASICBOOST on Bitcoin Cash?

Can you use ASICBOOST on the Bitcoin Cash blockchain or would it not work.
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Does an Antminer S9 use Asic Boost?

I recently got a couple Antminer S9's and I'm wondering if Bitmain sells their Antminer S9's with Asic Boost? I know of another miner called the Halong DragonMint Miner that achieves about 16 ...
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How does Segwit prevent ASICBOOST?

I know that ASIC BOOST exploits the fact that the blockheaders are not a multiple of 64 bytes, but what is the change in Segwit that prevents this? Are they always a multiple of 64 bytes now for ...
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If UASF activates, are blocks found by ASICBoost still valid on UASF nodes?

If UASF activates, are blocks found by ASICBoost still valid on UASF nodes? I understand that segwit is a softfork and that hence the segwit changes makes some blocks that were previously valid now ...
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Does Bitcoin Unlimited keep ASICBOOST intact vs going with segwit?

In light of the new findings about ASICBOOST from bitmain. Having that segwit disables ASICBOOST, does this mean that Bitcoin Unlimited leaves this ASICBOOST feature intact? Having that segwit ...
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Does ASICBOOST only work on Bitmain miners and how does one enable it on these systems?

From what I read ASICBOOST gives you a 30% better hash rate, does this only work on all or certain Bitmain asic miners? And how does one enable this hidden feature in these miners?
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How does AsicBoost work?

The AsicBoost paper by Timo Hanke and Sergio Demian Lerner describes a way of increasing ASIC performance by 20%. It's a bit sparse on the details, though. What are they optimizing?