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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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Calculating Hashrate / Threads correlating to Average Block Time

Wondering if anyone can provide some detailed fact based information on how pool mining using Fixed Difficulty affects the probability of N number of shares found over T time given the variables X ...
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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 to get best hashing results AntMiner S4

Does anyone have any helpful tips on getting the best hash rate out of my miner? My miner works fine, it just that I'm getting a crummy 1.65 to 1.89 TH/s rate.
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Bitcoin-Qt & setgenerate true

Will Bitcoin-qt mine bitcoins if all I have done is downloaded and installed Bitcoin-qt, and typed in "setgenerate true" into the console? Are there other steps or configurations necessary? If so, ...
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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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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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GUIMiner gives "ValueError: need more than 1 value to unpack"

I'm trying to get started mining with kiv's GUIMiner. I started, and get this error message: ValueError: need more than 1 value to unpack How should I solve this?
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cgminer doesnt use my GPU

CentOS6 x64, build last cgminer with openCL support [ay@pandora6 log]$ sudo lshw | grep -i geforce product: G73 [GeForce 7600 GS] [ay@pandora6 log]$ uname -a Linux pandora6 2.6.32-358.2....
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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 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 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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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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Is it possible to simulate a mining pool with localhost in windows?

All I want to do is run the miner in CPU (without mining any real coins, no online pool, and no wallet) without connecting to any online miner. I tried using XMRig miner to do a localhost run but ...
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Zero Hashes Per Second with Diablo-D3 Miner

I'm trying to setup Diablo-D3 Miner on my computer (I'm aware that there are other solutions available, but I need something written in Java for a personal project) and I see in console I'm getting ...
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Solo Mining with Diablo-D3 Miner and Stratum

I'm using Diablo-D3 Miner to solo mine for a personal project. I setup Diablo-D3 Miner on my machine but since I do not want to download the entire blockchain (currently, over 200 GB) I decided to go ...
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How to mine any coin with computers on a network?

I have a network that I fully own with around 55 computers. I have heard of the ways malicious websites have used CPU power to mine for them with code in their sites. Since I have full ownership of ...
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Error on Centos Minergate Installation

I am new to mining and starting with installing minergate in my server which most of the time sits hosting. I figured I have some resource left over and installing minergate to dedicate 2 cores to it. ...
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How to configure multiple miners on a single network laptop/router?

I have 2 S9's, a router and laptop. Do the S9's have separate IP addresses or just one network IP for both miners? I realize this sounds stupid, however, I cant figure out how to apply 2 IP addresses ...
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Bitmain S9 BMMINER does not respond to Stratum set_difficulty command

We use a modified version of this library to implement the first SHA256 multi+merge mining pool. It works just fine with the S7 which has CGMiner 4.8 ("cgminer/4.8.0"). However, the S9 with BMMINER 2 ...
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Stratum Server with twisted: Worker Autoadd enabled, nut not working?

I have a problem with Twisted, It works but I have set the config.py the Param for USERS_AUTOADD = True but it doesnt works? Already restarted my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit, and Stratum too, but it ...
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How to figure from logs if solomining the wallet fails (linux)?

Is there a way to figure from logfiles if mining on a coin(d) ie bitcoind client on a linux OS fails?
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GetWork / Stratum

I want to try to use my Bitcoin miner (ANTMiner S4) to generate SHA256 hashes of arbitrary byte orders -- The first question is "is this possible?" If so, the best way I can see to do it is to ...
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Antiminer s3 won't show the correct interface once i connect to (showing a DLink interface instead)

Recently, I bought an Antminer s3 from eBay and I am having an issue with it. I am able to connect the miner to the internet just fine as its showing up on my router. However, it doesn't show the ...
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Antminer S5 Chain 2 stops after a few hours

I recently purchased an Antminer S5 on eBay that came with a Corsair GS 800 power supply. I set the miner up, connected it to a pool, and it seemed like it was working fine. After about 15 minutes I ...
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How to allocate hash power to an instance of bitcoind?

I'm not sure if those questions were asked this way before but ...: Is it possible to allocate CPU resources/hash power to an instance of bitcoind run on regtest?If yes, how? Assuming I'm going to ...
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Splitting hashpower over multiple pools

Is it possible to split the mining hashpower of a rented mining rig over multiple pools simultaneously? Say, I rent a scrypt mining power of 5 Mh/s. What I want to do is point that rig to a stratum ...
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How to monitor hash rate over time to diagnose issues

Running a Scrypt mining rig using GPUs. Want to know if there's a way to monitor your hash rate over time. Pool stats arent that reliable from what I understand. CG Watcher, does a decent job, but ...
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CGMiner settings so that Photoshop usage isn't slow

Currently I have two settings for CGMiner, using a Radeon 6850 for home usage. One for casual work, and one for night-time (light and heavy). However, even at the casual settings Photoshop is very ...
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How do I set CPUminer to Scrypt instead of SHA256?

I have started litecoin mining with cpuminer on Ubuntu 12.04 and I keep getting this message. PROOF OF WORK: RESULT: false(booooooo) From what I understand litecoin uses scrypt however my cpuminer ...
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no_db_file error in ecoinpool

I have successfully installed ecoinpool and couchdb on my server and both are working great just the problem is that when i try to create a worker i get the following error "Database information could ...
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ATI GPU for mining with display attached to integrated graphics?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 and I'd like to attach my monitor to the onboard Intel graphic and have my GPU (ATI 67xx) for mining solely. So far I'm struggling with setting up the ATI GPU. Do I need to ...
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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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Why mining pool has different connections ports for different difficulty

In the documentation of mining pool I found following Connect Details: (Difficulty 5 - GPU) stratum+tcp://stratum.btcprivate.org:3032 (Difficulty 10 - GPU Farm) stratum+tcp://stratum....
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CPU Solo Mining on ARM

I am playing around with bitcoin mining. I have set up a full node on an ODroid C2 device. I am running Ubuntu 16.04 and Bitcoin core. That seems to be running find. It is keeping up with the block ...
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Attach worker to CEX.IO account

I have been able to set up basic mining using minerd, and it is happily mining away on GHash.IO. However, it doesn't seem to be attached to my CEX.IO account, even though I am mining with these ...
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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 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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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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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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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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CPU Miner return Internal Server Error for getblocktemplate request

I was developing an altcoin using bitcoin v 0.17. I am using CPU miner for mining purposes. I started the miner using this command: ./minerd -a sha256d -o http://localhost:19230 -O adreno:adreno@123 -...
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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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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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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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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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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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