Questions tagged [miner-configuration]

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One Code, Two Different Compilations (One Dirty Version of BitCoin)

Right now i'm developing an AltCoin based on BitCoin Cash. I have one code, which i compiled in two different servers (A and B). The A server, compiles the Bitcoin as "Bitcoin ABC version v0.16.3....
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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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Can a miner just download the blockchain once and then delete it (don't have a full node)?

I am wondering if all bitcoin miners need to be full nodes. Or is it possible for a miner to just download all the blockchain once, do all necessary computations to start mining and then delete the ...
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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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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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Does a logical mining pool assign harder and harder difficulty to the same miner?

Although every mining pool can do things differently, I wanted to get a handle on how a logical pool would behave. If a miner joins the pool and solves a hash at a low difficult, submits the result ...
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Is it Possible to Program AntMiner S9 or Other ASIC Miners?

Is it possible to program the AntMiner S9 or other ASIC miners? For example, let's say I only want it to try nonces from 1 to 1 million (instead of all 4 billion possibilities) would it be possible ...
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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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Altcoin solo mining issue with Cpuminer [closed]

I have cloned litecoin to make my own altcoin for fun and i want to solo mine the new coin using cpuminer on mainnet. I have compiled and installed cpu miner in my Mac OSX and i am running the altcoin ...
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Minar cryptocurrencies without software or special hardware [closed]

I know that it is very difficult to mine at the moment without special equipment, but I think in a way, even if it is a hobby, to try to mine either by developing a program in Java or with Excel. I ...
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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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How to mine your own Bitcoin fork?

I have my own Bitcoin fork. I have the src and I have the Linux, Mac and Windows clients. The Windows client is using Bitcoin Core for the wallet. How do I go about mining the fork I created? I have ...
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How easy is it to solo-mine new altcoins?

It seems to be pretty clear that CPU/GPU mining is obsolete for the big fellas (Litecoin, Bitcoin, Ethereum, arguably Dogecoin). This is a bummer for beginners like myself cause I'm keen to dive in ...
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Unable to execute getwork logic in java

I was going through this post in stack exchange How can I code a Bitcoin JSON-RPC “getwork” request in Java? I tried to write a simple snippet for just the getwork json rpc. public static void ...
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Debug Bitcoin Core Mining

I'm running the generate command on a bitcoin core fork (with difficulty = 1) and bitcoind running in another window and outputting the best/vs. hashes as it should when generate is running. However, ...
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Gekko science USB miner

I connect to slushpool with Gekko science USB miner at 500 Mh/s, but my workers statistitcs on slushpool say workers disconnected.
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Power Off Dash Miners for Short Time on P2Pool

I've been DASH ASIC mining (3 miners) for about 1.5 months. I have accounts with the NiceHash and SuprNova pools. I switched to the P2Pool (peer-to-peer pool) method just this evening. I have ...
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As a miner, why would I forward transaction with high transaction fees to other miners?

Miners receive transaction and broadcast it to other nodes. Node that solves the puzzle will add that transaction into the block it mined. But as a miner why would I broadcast a transaction with very ...
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Cooling GPU in a rig

I don't know if this is the correct forum for asking this kind question please let me know. Anyway, I have a small rig with two GPUs (SAPPHIRE Pulse Radeon RX 580 8G GDDR5 Dual HDMI/DVI-D/Dual DP ...
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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 can I mine a specific block?

How can I set my miner to mine a specific block? like: Block: 496705 I have tried looking in ccminer options for that it looks like there is no option like 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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When do miners include low-fee-transactions?

Are Low-fee-transactions low priority to be included in block? When do miners include low-fee-transactions? Do they have their own formula to get priority? Or just oldest transactions are first?
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Mining Pool Hub: how to understand if it is mining?

I have just set up Mining Pool Hub, how can I understand if it is actually mining bitcoins (or other crypto-currencies)? Because sometimes I see yellow alerts PoolApi AHashPool has failed PoolApi ...
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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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After mining for a couple minutes, I stop getting shares. [closed]

Can anyone explain why this would be happening? When I restart the program I quickly get shares, then after a couple minutes it almost completely stops getting shares.
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How to prioritize bitcoin transactions when solo mining using CPUMINER?

I am just tinkering. Trying to learn how things work. So making money is not even on my radar at the moment. Because I am just in the learning stage, I am using CPUMiner on my Ubuntu 17.10 laptop. It ...
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Mining for bitcoins [duplicate]

Does Bitcoin Core Wallet and Bitcoin Core Wallet Testnet both need to be running to mine? I can't see or tell any Bitcoin earning mining is taking place.
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Sgminer No Login Credentials Supplied

I just started using sgminer but ran into some issues trying to get it to run correctly. Upon running my bat file I get an error saying: 'No login credentails supplied for hash-to-coins.com'. Below ...
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Mining Difference with Multiple Rigs between Bitcoin and Zcash

I try to understand how the mining hardware environment is different between Bitcoin when centralized mining ecosystem is more encouraged compare to Zcash or Ethereum where pooling is more encouraged. ...
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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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GH/s is bigger than TH/s [duplicate]

How does BAIKAL X10 make more money than AntminerS9 although BAIKAL X10 Only 10 GH/s and Antminer S9 14 TH/s ? So, which one is bigger GH/s or TH/s? I am confused.
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Is it possible to use hardware RNG with ccminer or similar mining software

So - I have one of the original LockBox devices - we no longer use. It's basically a micro atx motherboard and enclosure with processor and hdd and ram... simple stuff. There is a hardware RNG on it ...
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Besides greater probablity of discovery, are there other **significant** optimizations a of mining pool?

Besides the benefit of increased attempts, are there any other significant, measurable optimizations that mining pools provide? I'm referring to intrinsic functions such as non-duplication of failed "...
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Can I mine Bitcoin from my Hosting server?

I have dedicated server which I leased for 6 months (paid upfront for Good Deal) and I just sold my website after 4 months which doesn't include Hosting (just transferd domain name and website files) ...
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Antminers - Can you monitor via SNMP, and set up configuration file Chron Jobs

I have an antminer and its very loud. Is it possible to set up a chron job to stop mining, apply a new config file with a lower clockrate and set fan speed overnight? Then to do the same at 7am but ...
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Can I mine with both AMD gpu and AMD integrated graphics at the same time

Right off the bat I'm not planning to mine bitcoins but i would like to have this knowledge for some other cryptocurrency. I have an old pc with AMD A8 cpu that has integrated graphics and AMD Radeon ...
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difficulty value vs. computational power

Assume a miner has a computational power q while the rest of the network has a computational power p = q-1. Based on Relationship between Hash-Rate and Difficulty: difficulty = hashrate / 7158388.055....
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is it okay to disconnect Antminer like S7 >

I have a kind of unstable internet connection sometimes it gets disconnected for over an hour the question here is , does that hour of mining without internet count ? thanks
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How can someone mine bitcoins at billions or trillions of hashes per second when the nonce is only 2^32 in size?

According to another similar question on Bitcoin Stack Exchange, https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Block_hashing_algorithm shows how the mining algorithm works for Bitcoin. The problem is, it shows the ...
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Is this the answer to Bitcoin's massive energy consumption issues? [closed]

In today’s world carbon footprint and efficiency matter. A lot of real world resources are burned away and a massive amount of computing power and electricity is spent on the bitcoin ledger to verify ...
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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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How to create a valid BTC Block? [closed]

I know Javascript is not the Language for this matter, however i believe it's the easiest to understand and would be very easy to anyone to port to any other language. what i am trying to understand ...
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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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Bitcoin core Testnet version 4

I am Curious about bitcoin testnet. Since there is a massive change in bicoin mainnet i.e. https://bitcoin.org/en/alert/2017-07-12-potential-split Will Testnet4 be there and Testnet3 completely wipe ...
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Creating Mining Competition on regtest

As we know , Bitcoin core-Regtest is used to set up our own blockchain starting from Genesis Block. I have created Two nodes on my localhost running on different ports (I am using Windows 8.1). They ...
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Microsoft Azure VM selection for optimized mining

I've come across a decent amount of Microsoft Azure credit and want to use it to to mine cryptocurrency. I am writing to ask: which computer to run the VM on - Azure provides a number of machines (...
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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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Mining new litecoin based altcoin. Internal Server Error 500

I apologise if I put this question in wrong place. I created new altcoin based on litecoin source code. All looks ok, wallet and wallet-qt are compiled and running. However when I trying to mine ...

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