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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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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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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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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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Are there any Mining OS to be started from USB?

Considering my PC as a mining rig I don't want to install anything on HD. Setting up a system with full GUI mining capabilites (proprietary drivers, OpenCL, ...) can take some time. An out of the box ...
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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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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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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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How does the bitcoin transaction fee get paid to miner(s)?

According to https://bitcoinfees.info/ The current "cheap" rate for a bitcoin transaction is $22. How does this get paid to the miners? Is it just one miner that verifies the transaction, puts it ...
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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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Transactions confirmed on Blockchain but nothing received to my Blockchain wallet

I need some info/help. I have sent some Bitcoins to my Blockchain wallet. They have all be confirmed and done with. But it has been 2 days now and nothing has shown on my wallet. This is the ...
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How to setup Antminer D3 to solo mine to CANN wallet

I am trying to solo-mine CANN using my Antminer D3 directly to the full node wallet. I would really like to start adding decentralization to small coins just for the heck of it, but I am having some ...
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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 Reset Dragon Miner 1TH/s IP Address?

How can I reset the IP address of a Dragon Miner 1TH/s machine? Mistakenly, I entered the wrong IP in the miner when changing the network IP address, and now my miner is not visible on the network. ...
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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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How to perform CPU mining on bitcoin TESTNET on Linux?

I need approximately 100 Bitcoin Testnet to run an experiment on the lightning network. Any suggestion on how to run CPU mining? Should I use cgminer? Make any sense to perform solo mining on ...
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How can I do CPU mining on testnet?

I'm trying to do cpu mining on testnet to debug coinbase transactions in my application. Tried running GUI miner, I get the below output: 2014-07-31 11:31:51: Running command: poclbm.exe testnetuser:...
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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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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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What does the `gen` option in bitcoin.conf do?

The gen option isnt copiously described in the sample bitcoin.conf file ... does that mean that the daemon started up will attempt to mine for coins?
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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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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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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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How to activate the mining process in the standard bitcoin client?

I have done the whole synchronization and now it should be mining bitcoins from what I understand but I don't see anything showing that it is actually mining for bitcoins nor any activity from my cpu… ...
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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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 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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Mining behind a proxy and restrictive firewall (only http ports allowed) - possible?

I have a very restrictive firewall with an additional proxy here. Is there a GPU mining tool out there that supports proxy server? The best would be a SSL connection to the mining pool. A long living ...
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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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Using Onboard Video but Mining with nVidia Geforce 8400GS

So, after much struggling and a few reinstallations, I got my nVidia Geforce 8400 GS mining by installing the correct drivers, nvidia-cuda-toolkit, openssl, automake/autoconf, and cudaminer. The ...
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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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Solo Mine with an AntMiner

How do I solo mine with an AntMiner? AntMiners use cgminer, which certainly supports GBT, but when I use http://<my_local_net_ip>:8332/ and my bitcoind username and password for "Worker" and "...
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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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What open source miner applications are there?

What open source miner applications are there? Especially to see how the mining process works.
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Initial setup Antminer S7

I have a worker on slush's pool, I have my BFGminer running (Pool 0 is hiding block contents unsure if that's important) and my Antminer S7, but I can't seem to get it to see it as a device. It ask ...
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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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block decode failed (-22) error solo mining while submitting block

Hi I have developed hardware/software to mine bitcoin it's working and getting me the results (getting nonce since the design takes only .2sec to complete the task)i am trying to submit in my local ...
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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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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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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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