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Which bitcoin mining pools can be used with a Bitaxe miner?

I recently acquired a Bitaxe bitcoin miner. Which mining pools can I configure it to be used with? It's default pool was configured to mine to https://web.public-pool.io, but when I search on that ...
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Schedule programmatically ASIC mining

i'm looking to get into ASIC mining buying something around 1kW of power. I have photovoltaic panels at home and during the day I have excessive power I can use to mine. I'm not set on a specific ...
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How do I start mining bitcoin [duplicate]

How do I start mining bitcoin I saw many asking bout mining sections and hash rate please how do I start
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How to remotely configure Antminer S19 Pro+ hash rate or ideally power limit in Watts (wattage)

I am helping a friend set up his Antminer S19 Pro+ miner and due to fluctuating power availability, he needs to control the hash rate, or ideally power usage (in wattage) remotely. Is it possible to ...
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How do miners signal approval for a BIP via nVersion, exactly?

Where, exactly, do these tags for scriptSig and nVersion get entered or modified? I don't see any field to do so on my asic config webpage, nor on my USB miner cgminer. For example, I have a small USB ...
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Do any mining rig configurations divide hashing into pieces to be distributed across nodes?

Are there any mining rig configurations in which a block is divided some how so that multiple nodes can process a piece of the same block in some sort of divide and conquer approach? For example if ...
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how to obtain the IP addresses of nodes for mining pools?

I have set up a node for mining, and in order to maintain network stability and quickly receive the latest tasks, I would like to connect to nodes of some large mining pools. Does anyone know how to ...
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What is wrong with this JSON-RPC? (via BTC.com)

The subscribe message works. But the authorization does not. I was wondering why I cannot get this to work. The expected outcome is to have a miner that is logged in and has no errors in authorization,...
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Only 1 out 3 Chains are showing up on my S17 Pro

One day only 1 out 3 chains are showing up, don't know why this is and 1 out of the 3 powersupply fans are spinning. please help me
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AntMiner connected via ethernet to wireless plugin adapter has trouble connecting to the BTC Mining pool without DMZ

Ant Miners are LOUD, so I wanted to put mine in the (environmentally controlled) garage. However Ant miners only have an ethernet port, and I had no good way to run ethernet from the router to the ...
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Why does bitcoin.core's algorithm uses ancestor score instead of just ancestor fee rate to select transactions?

In bitcoin.core's implementation of the greedy knapsack algorithm to select transactions to go into a block for mining, the heuristic used to order transactions is based on an "ancestor score&...
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Is it possible to mine 1 btc in one day?

I am working in a company and my boss has ordered me to design a rig that can mine up to 1 BTC in a single day. I want to ask if is it possible. If it is then how much hash rate wil be required and ...
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How to solo mine to my bitcore node

Currently running a full bitcore node (v23.0.0) on Ubuntu. Chain has fully downloaded and is taking to peers. How do I point my asic (on the same network) to solo mine to my node? I've found a how to ...
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how do miners guess the next block version?

ok guys, so don't laugh at me because im new into this:D I know that each block has a different "block version" right? but, how to guess the block version from the next block? lets say ...
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Why is -blockmaxweight set to 3996000 by default?

The configuration parameter -blockmaxweight in Bitcoin Core allows miners to set a maximum block weight they want to mine. Oddly, the default value of this parameter is 3996000 as opposed to the ...
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How to calculate a bitcoin transaction hash of a coinbase transaction in 2022?

According to all internet sources i have found, the hash/ID of a transaction is the result of the double_sha256 algorithm that takes all raw data of the transaction. I tried to calculate it in Python ...
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How is mining the exact same hash on every computer avoided?

How does the mining clients make sure that the seeds are not the exact same computed on every mining rig in the world with for example a GTX 1080 with the same speed? So that it is not the quickest ...
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Only My Transaction in a block

I am thinking of broadcasting a Bitcoin transaction with a very important message. The message is so important that I want it to be the only transaction (other than coinbase) in the block. For example ...
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What is the last non-segwit block mined?

I wanted to know what the last non-segwit block mined is, and if there are still some non-segwit miners?
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How do I set up my S9 and full node for solo mining?

I keep seeming to get round about answers about this. I want to begin mining to my local general-use machine which acts as a node as it hosts the blockchain (aka.BTC-core). I HAVE an ASIC S9. I need a ...
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How should I go about allowing specific miners to submit to the network?

I have forked bitcoin, and I want to only allow mining submissions from specific public keys (I can verify the signature). Where would the best place to look in the bitcoin source? Would it be best to ...
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mining and trading cryptocurrency from laptop

I would like to safely start mining and trading cryptocurrency from my laptop (Ubuntu 20.04). The solutions I found online are shady at best or unusable. The ecosystem that I would like to use is a ...
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Whatever happened to Bitcoin miners mining additional coins in combination with Bitcoin mining like pre-2015?

Back in the early days of Bitcoin mining, many people were dual mining namecoin with bitcoin and some other coins. Why don't we hear anymore of this dual mining functionality in 2021+? What were some ...
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How do I start mining bitcoins technically?

I've read a lot of comments/posts on the internet and most of which are talking about buying a professional mining-machine. However, I am just wondering, on the software side, how do I technically ...
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How can I find Miners' Wallet addresses?

Is there any way to find miners' wallet addresses in Bitcoin Blockchain? I would like to find transactions that are related to the miners themselves. Thank you in advance.
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Why is my target different from a miner?

I'm developing a miner to study how mining works and I've connected it to a pool using Stratum. When I use the bits provided by the pool to calculate the target, it is different from the miner that I ...
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Bit Coin Mining

Sorry for being noob. I am in the process of developing Bitcoin Mining in Python, just curious about whether, can we able to receive the percentage of guess in Target Hash Function via API. For ...
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How to detect data insertion transactions in Bitcoin Blockchain?

I am wondering how I can detect data insertion transactions from the normal ones in blockchain.com UI? https://www.blockchain.com/explorer Thank you
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Is it possible (not feasible) to mine bitcoins with Bitcoin Core v0.21.1?

Before you tell me, yes, I'm aware CPU mining is dead in 2021 and attempting to do so will likely just burn CPU time for no good reason. However, my question is not whether mining is feasible, but ...
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How to quickly get the target of the next block to be mined from bitcoin-core over RPC?

The target for the next block is available in getblocktemplate but I can not figure out if there is a way to get the target without also getting all of the pending transactions, which can take a very ...
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In a mining pool, can there be any two or more nodes mining a block using the same nonce?

Me and my friend decided to try to mine cryptocurrencies using somewhat old (few years old) unused but somewhat decent gaming PC. We decided to create or join a mining pool to double our processing ...
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How to install the latest bfgminer binaries directly from terminal without 'aptitude' on a raspberry pi 4 8gb running raspbian?

months ago I found an entry on StackExchange or somewhere else on how to install the latest (!) bfgminer binaries directly from terminal. I can not find the stackexchange post, no matter how deep I ...
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Miner's pool and Mempool relationship

I am wondering why we need Mempool (central and aggregated pool) while each miner has its own pool? If we need the Mempool as an architectural design, how we can make sure that miners are sending ...
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Mining wallets - how to?

all I want to know is what do I do when using a mining software and it asks me for a wallet address... I've tried to use bitcoin address etc but it doesn't work! says invalid wallet! where to get a ...
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Classifying Miners based on their Location

Is there any way to classify the bitcoin miners based on their geographical locations? Is there any possibility of doing so for the participants in cooperative mining as well? Thank you
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Can one manually type the mined block on bitcoin core and broadcast it?

I get that all miners compete to find the block first, which is then broadcasted to other nodes who then verify it. But what spikes my interest is would it be possible to broadcast the block to the ...
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How wallets/ miners differentiate bitcoin and bitcoin cash (forks of cryptos)? (technical IT question)

I could not find the answer by web search. People usually interested in economic differences. I guess it is a question for those who know how mining algorithms works. Internet is kind of decentralized....
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How to generate a coinbase transaction?

I am creating a miner in C++ for solo mining, and am struggling to create the proper coinbase transaction. Say I have a bc1 address, like bc1qfc7fameteuguetm0kfzypnvf2ju6wppdvj6tkc , what would be and ...
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Reasons Behind Finding an IP addresses of Miners [duplicate]

I am wondering if Finding IP addresses of each miner, can help the transactions to be processed by them without waiting time in mempool or not? I do not understand clearly why people are looking for ...
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How do I compute the coinbase in for a stratum pool?

I searched around Google and didn't get a correct answer, some one says I should use: hashed_coinbase_ = coinbase1 + extranonce + extranonce2 + coinbase2; And some other pages says: hashed_coinbase_ =...
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Miner for Non-Standard Transactions

I understand that bitcoin-core introduced the IsStandard() check in v0.9(?) to prevent non-standard transactions from being broadcast (unless in a mined block). I'm interested to know whether there ...
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In a closed, working test network, how would I generate a signed block that a Bitcoin miner would otherwise create?

I have a POC where the essential, critical, priority goal is to use C# and the .NET Core Framework (Bouncy Castle for crypto, or Microsoft primitives for BigInteger ) where I do the following Accept ...
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How Do I Stop My Voltage Converter From Overloading?

I have been trying to run miners that I obtained from Whatsminer They require 220V - 240V power source. Since I live in the United States, I have tried 110 to 220 V step up converters. I have tried 3 ...
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How to join a mining pool? [duplicate]

I'm running a Bitcoin node on my computer. Can I configure it so I can join a mining pool? If so, how to do this, or where can I find the documentation?
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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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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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What is the relationship between bitmain-freq, Hashrate and Power Consumption?

I am running a few old miners (T9+) to heat my home and they are too loud and making a loss (which is ok, as I am interested in the heat). Following this suggestions (sticking with the standard ...
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cpuminer: Running two nodes -The requested URL returned error: 500 Internal Server Error, json_rpc_call failed, retry after 30 seconds

I'm trying to mine new blocks using cpuminer. My blockchain network runs on localhost on the testnet network with two nodes. When I'm trying to mine the blocks I'm receiving the following error: * ...
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Why are mined blocks not always full

Why do mined blocks tend to vary so much in size. If the miner's objective is to maximize their revenue from transaction fees they should add transactions starting with the one with the largest fee, ...
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Dragonmint T1, cannot find on network anymore (AngryIP Scanner) + NO SDCARD SLOT

I was using Braiins OS for a while, but couldn't get the voltages to settle down no matter what I did, so I went to Braiins OS website and noticed they would no longer be supporting the DM-T1, so I ...
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