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BFGMiner is an open source ASIC/FPGA miner for Windows

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Cannot connect to slushpool with bfgminer

I am a complete newbie and just want to see how mining works in principle. No profit required. I have created an account on slushpool and have username and password. Then I go to my Ubuntu machine (a ...
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how to fix mining software make error? bfgminer bitcoin

so i have bfgminer up on a linux machine running fine purring away at 67Mh/s solo mining (geforce gtx460) im attempting to build on a windows 10 machine i have tried msys2 mgwin32 and 64 bit nothing ...
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Can someone explain the reason for this discrepency in speeds?

Can anyone shed some light on why this is happening? Firmware is reporting 15TH/s but BFGMiner says its only running at 200GH/s
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How can i get BFGMiner to recognise my 1060 gtx?

i have a computer i would like to solo mine bitcoins with, no matter how small my chances are, i am determined to find out my hashrate for mining... i might try litecoin too as i assume it is easier ...
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Setting up my BFGMiner with two AMD GPU's

I have two AMD Radeon 7770's in my rig. I am able to get the command prompt of BFGMiner to run fine up, to the point where I need to add my devices (GPU's). I am not sure what commands to use or where ...
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ubuntu usb drivers to run bfgminer

Been racking the brain forever, ubuntu noob, but wiped W7 for Ubuntu, updated and upgraded, checked out bfgminer and cgminer, both when running good .bat file with good pool, but they say no device? ...
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Does BFGminer halt processing if ASIC miners reach a high temperature?

From the README of BFGminer, I see: The totals line shows the following: 6/32 75.0C | 171.3/170.8/171.2Gh/s | A:729 R:8+0(.01%) HW:0/.81% Each column is as follows: The number of devices and ...
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“Invalid address” when trying solo mine with bfgminer

I am trying to mine solo. I have installed BitCoin Core on my Windows box, set up incoming connections and wrote in config file <BitCoinStore>/bitcoin.conf server=1 rpcuser=myusername ...
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Recommendation for educational mining

I've been running a full bitcoind node (Ubuntu) for a while now and would like to experiment with mining for educational purposes. Googling anything to do with "Bitcoin mining" is fraught so ...
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Gridseed not mining bitcoin - no shares accepted

So I have had my Gridseed (5 chips) for about a week now, and still couldn't mine any Bitcoin, only Scrypt. I am currently only able to mine with minerd, using Scrypt, and I am on a Mac. I tried to ...
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BFGMiner No device detected

I am completely new to Bitcoin. I am trying to connect Slushpool using BFGminer, but its showing some USB device not detected? I am a newbie and don't know which device it needs. What should I do?
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clDevicesNum returned error, no GPUs usable

I get this error with BFGMiner, when running "bfgminer -D -d?:" [2013-04-25 09:47:31] ft232r_scan: Found 093a:2510 - not a ft232r [2013-04-25 09:47:31] ft232r_scan: Found 1d6b:...
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BFGMiner + CGMiner solo mining, how to specify payout address

I am currently trying my luck at solo mining a few types of crypto-currencies. My question is why does BFGMiner require a --coinbase-addr- argument for solo mining to know where to payout rewards to ...
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BFGminer can't find my NanoFury!

I recently purchased a Nanofury ASIC unit. I tried running it on my Linux system, as I just let the computer sit and run. I couldn't get it to work on Linux, so I decided to give it a try on Windows = ...
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Altcoin Solo mining Help / Advice

I am kind of stumped. I have been mining for about 6 months and have been trying out various methods in that time. I have used CPU, GPU (a combo of both) and most recently been using some older ASICS. ...
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Zeusminer not being recognized with BFGminer

I'm trying to run bfgminer on a Raspberry Pi but the zeusminer is not being recognized. When I run the command: sudo bfgminer-5.1.0/bfgminer -S zeusminer:all -d? -D I get: [2015-05-31 19:47:42] ...
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Keep getting Trgval? no (false positive; hash > target),

Yes, I am a Noob. Getting acquainted with bitmining before I move up to big rigs investments. Learning rig is a RPI 3 B+ with Bitmain ASIC eruptors. Using BDGminer and get connection and hashes with ...
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Why can't I get any miner to work on my PC?

I've tried BFGminer, CGminer, and GUIminer. I'm registered on Slush's Pool. I can't get BFGminer.exe to even open though and GUIminer refuses to connect to Slush's Pool even if I manually put in the ...
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Bitcoin Solo Mining with bfgminer

I am trying to do solo mining with bfgminer but it does not seems to be working ./bfgminer --url 127.0.0.1:18443 --user test --pass test On bitcoind logs I can see the request logs 2018-05-14T10:...
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ASIC Miner Block Erupter & bfgminer: “no devices found”

Bit of an experiment. I have 2 x ASIC Miner Block Erupter 333Mh/s Rev. 3.00 plugged into powered USB ports. I've downloaded and installed CP210x_Universal_Windows_Driver from https://www.silabs.com/...
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How to solo-mine bitcoins with bfgminer?

I'm completely new to Bitcoin, so my understanding of mining is still improving. I downloaded BFGMiner, and now I would like to perform some solo mining. (I would rather have it use my GPU, but if a ...
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Setting up BFGMiner with Devices

I have a Dell Poweredge Server R200 set up with BFGMiner. Now I know this is old and not very powerful, but I am curious as to how I should use BFGMiner. When I ran it initially, it was not able ...
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BFGMiner, what will be displayed when solo mining?

I have started solo mining with BitcoinQt and BFGMiner on my Block Erupters. I would first like to determine, if indeed I am doing this right, what I should see, and to make sure if on the rarest ...
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Why is the accept / utility of one of my miners consistently higher than the others?

I'm playing around with a couple of Antminer U2s, and two Block Erupters, running them off of a vanilla BFG setup using BTCGuild, I'm consistently seeing the following: So, I'm curious as to why one ...
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How can i set up CPU mining on bfgminer?

I just downloaded Bitcoin Core and BFGminer on linux and I would like to start CPU mining just to see how it works, maybe later I'll buy ASIC. So, how can I configure CPU mining on BFGminer?
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What do the details on bfgminer mean

What do the details mean on bfgminer? Like at the bottom of the command prompt, before the devices show up, it has: A:8781 R:11+0(.14%) HW:5527/ 37% What does that all mean?
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How do I run Separate Mining Devices With BFGMINER?

I have 2 devices plug into my computer. The 1st device is the USB block erupter. The 2nd device is the BFL machine. When I run the BFGminer, I only want one device to mine at one pool and the other ...
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mining command-key term explanation

Could you please explain me the meaning behind the terms and actions of the cmd line like: bfgminer -o stratum+tcp://stratum.mining.eligius.st:3334 -O YourAddress and this: bfgminer -o stratum+tcp://...
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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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Antminer U3 not detecting in cgminer nor bfgminer?

I am using windows 7. I have installed the driver successfully by zadig. In cgminer when I open the .bat file, it just doesn't open and gets closed immediately. When I open in bfgminer it says no ...
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I'd like to connect an LKETC USB Scypt Miner to my Raspberry Pi. Help?

I am new to bitcoin mining, but pretty good with technology as a whole. As a Father/Son project, I recently purchased a couple of USB LiteCoin Scrypt miners (I bought them here: http://www.aliexpress....
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Block Erupters Continue to err out

Does anyone else have this problem? I have to restart that computer and mining rig about once a day. More than half will err out over 12 hours. They can't recover by themselves? O.S.: Ubuntu ...
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What is the best BTC miner for intel HD 4000 card?

Right now I am using GUIminer(and some guides said not to use it), it gets ~80Mhash/s but this miner is laggy, sometimes disconnects without a reason, and it is slow... So I would like to use cgminer, ...
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BlueFury BF1 and Mac OS X

I've been mining with ASIC miners for a short while on Mac OS X and recently bought a few BlueFury BF1 miners but no matter what I can't get them to work. bfgminer 3.3.0 states: /dev/cu.usbmodem1d11 ...
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Bfgminer 3.10.0 not submitting shares (scrypt) [closed]

Running bfgminer and notice that it is not submitting any shares to the p2pool. Mining a scrypt based crypto currency (Dogecoin). Noticed the same behavior when trying to mine litecoin. However, ...
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GPU mining with Intel HD Graphics 4000

I am running Mac OS X 10.7 on a MBP and OS X 10.8 on a Mac Mini. The Mini has a Intel HD Graphics 4000 GPU and the MBP has a 3000. I know that I cannot mine with the MBP as the GPU does not support ...
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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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Auto Adding Devices to BFGMiner

Every time I launch BFG Miner I have to add the devices by entering the com port it is on. Is there anyway to do this automatically? Here is my start script: bfgminer -o stratum.bitcoin.cz:3333 -u ...
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Miners don't detect ASIC Devices

When I try to add devices to BFGMiner and BitMinter, Only 3/4 devices will be detected, When I go to Devices and Printers (In Windows 7) it shows all of my ASIC Miners. Here is the error: 2014.02.26 ...
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Identify if miner is mining at all

This is my first time to try to run bitcoin miner on my laptop (for testing), I used bfgminer and was able to run it however I'm not sure if its going anywhere: CPU 0: | 1.27/ 1.28/ 0.00Mh/s |...
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In bfgminer, what does Accepted mean?

While mining with a pool, I recently noticed among the numerous "Stratum from pool 0 requested" lines that bfgminer prints, one saying Accepted (hex number) CPU 2 Diff 288/2 Does this mean that ...
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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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How do I set up bfgminer?

How may I know if I've set up my bfgminer correctly? I don't have any hardwares (cause I'm like pretty broke and it costs a lot) so how may I know if bfgminer is properly working? How do I know if I ...
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Overclock Antminer U3 running on raspberry pi

I have an Antminer u3 running on a raspberry pi using bfgminer. Its currently running at 47GH/s. Does anyone know if is possible to over clock it using BGFminer so that it will run at 55 - 60 GH/s? ...
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Avalon mining issue

Pretty much a newbie to mining and got an Avalon (Nano 3) to start, I'm running Windows 8.1 and using the LPC USB VCom port (COM3). AvalonGUI runs about 5 minutes at 3-4 GH/s - then closes/stops ...
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Why won't my bitcoin miner detect any of my hardware?

I recently set up a bitcoin miner on my gaming pc just to test it out and I can't seem to get it working. I am using bfgminer on Ubuntu and when I start it up it says this: NO DEVICES FOUND: Press 'M'...
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BFGMiner for Debian Wheezy

Is it possible to install BFGMiner on Debian Wheezy? I have been looking for a solution but I can't find one.
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BFGminer can't find my NanoFury on Raspberry Pi

Related: BFGminer can't find my NanoFury! Posted on the RPi Exchange as well https://raspberrypi.stackexchange.com/questions/14753/bfgminer-cant-find-my-nanofury-on-raspberry-pi Forums: https:...
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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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Can I mine with BFGMiner on an ATI Radeon

I have managed to connect to the pool via the command line but when I went to manage devices it says I have none. I tried to use auto and all commands to add the GPU and seemingly it will not pick it ...