Questions tagged [miner-configuration]

This tag should be used for questions about configuring and optimizing the software settings on mining rigs.

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How does the “failover” setting in cgminer work?

I have been messing with a p2pool which I like (no fee) but has latency about every week causing the miner to stop mining altogether. I would like to employ some kind of failover strategy so that the ...
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Will mining Bitcoin slow or stop other computers on my home network?

Will mining Bitcoin slow or stop other computers on my home network? My son wants to set up a computer to mine Bitcoin but I have a daughter that attends a virtual school and uses the internet. I have ...
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Solo mining: gen=1 needed when using minerd?

I'm guessing maxcoind follows the same conventions as bitcoind. I've read up most everything except the actual source code but it seems that's the only place to find my answer! Anyways, so when I go ....
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Mining bitcoin using cudaminer?

I have started mining using an nvidia gtx 670m GPU. I have compiled cudaminer and started mining on the slush pool. However, during mining I always get results similar to: accepted: 0/X (0.00%), xx....
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Is my cgminer (scrypt) working / Mining on middlecoin pool

I'm trying to mine on the middlecoin pool using the following command: cgminer --scrypt -o stratum+tcp://middlecoin.com:3333 -u 1C7Ubg5VxvJyXYBT6neNVFgUVdgq1Kiy72 -p asdf and I do get the screen ...
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When running a mining pool how many (super)nodes should I connect to?

Is it beneficial to connect your *coind instance to multiple supernodes? Or Should I connect to more than the 8 standard peers? Does this potentially improve the amount that could be earned in ...
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Bitcoin Mining Through VPN

I'm fairly new to bitcoin and mining and am currently using a very restrictive ISP(port forwarding is not permitted). Therefore, it is not possible to connect to the bitcoin network(port 8333 is ...
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USB hub busy when mining Peercoin with Red Fury ASIC running Minepeon

I have a RasPI running minepeon 0.2.5, a DLINK USB Hub and a Red Fury USB ASIC Bitcoin Miner 2.2-2.7GH/Sec By BITFURY I've added my pool https://ppcoin.d7.lt/ and things looked good except nothing is ...
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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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Can I mine Quark on Linux?

Are there any Linux applications for mining Quark coin? I am running CPU Coin Miner and I have the Quark Wallet, both on Windows, but I would like to install these on Ubuntu or some Linux distro. Is ...
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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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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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GUIminer, unnable to connect to pool

I'm getting a connection error, or just a "connecting..." message that doesn't stop. though the connection on my end seems to be fine. This is a printout of my console. If there is already a fix for ...
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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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Cgminer not working with AMD APP SDK 2.8

Before I install AMD APP SDK 2.8, I get this error from cgminer 3.7.2: [2014-01-06 22:44:56] Error -1001: clGetPlatformsIDs failed (no OpenCL SDK installed?) [2014-01-06 22:44:56] clDevicesNum ...
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Where can I find a step by step tutorial on how to setup primeminer and join a pool?

I'm new to Primeminer and couldn't find a tutorial on how to set it up. I have downloaded the Primeminer software and it seems to consist of only two files: a .bat file an .exe file. Is that all ...
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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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Why can not use an exchange address for p2p mining?

Most p2p mines (like this one) have the following norm: "Don't use an exchange address!" I am mining alt cryptocurrencies but I do not have a real interest in maintaining a separate wallet for every ...
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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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Miner quit working this morning

CPU mining for Quark coins for the last few days, (just doing it for fun, I know they're practically worthless) been working with no issues. This morning I wake up and look at my wallet and the last ...
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How do you install cgminer on ubuntu

I have downloaded cgminer for linux and uncompressed it and tried to run it but clicking on the executable file does nothing it is marked as executable and still does not run. Is there something else ...
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What's the advantage to requesting a higher difficulty when mining?

I've seen pools recommend higher difficulties for higher-speed hardware - what's the benefit (for either the pool or the miner) in doing so?
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Easy Miner showing zero work, no devices shown

I have servers at my home (I work as a computer architect from my home for the Fortune 50) that are on all the time and plan to procure some Bitcoin hardware miners in the next few weeks. In the ...
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My Radeon 7570 that comes with my hp envy h8-1409 is not being detected by CGminer (Litecoins)

I'm using Windows 8.1 and CGminer 3.1.0 trying to mine litecoins What's odd about this computer is that the video card is some kind of HP OEM device, that's getting driver updates (latest August 2013)...
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p2pool passwords

I think I have cgminer configured and I want to connect to a mining pool. I have created a .sh file with the following text: export DISPLAY=:0 export GPU_MAX_ALLOC_PERCENT=100 export ...
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No Miner can connect to RPC Server

I'm new to this BitCoin, as in read about it yesterday started with it today. This technology has intrigued me to the level I cannot explain, its truly genius! Back to my problem, I have a NVIDIA ...
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GUIMiner not detecting my GPU (AMD Radeon HD 7600M Series)?

GUIMiner does not appear to be detecting my GPU. Under available devices, I am only able to see my CPU. I have an AMD Radeon 7670M GPU, that I have the most updated driver for and can confirm that it ...
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Why would I have so many rejected shares while mining?

I am mining litecoin with give-me-coins and I have the following info on website's stats section Valid Paid: 118 Invalid (Not Paid): 113 (95.76%) As far as I know this is not very good. How can ...
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Bitcoin mining with a Raspberry Pi [closed]

I'm a newbie with this argument. If I want to mine Bitcoin with Raspberry, how should I proceed? In specific: Distro Mining's software And, How many Bitcoins I can to mine in a month?
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Trying to mine - nothing gets accepted

I have a quite powerful server which pretty much sits idle and I thought I'd use its cycles for some pool mining with cpuminer. However, nothing seems to get accepted. I tried two pools (bitcoin.cz ...
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Having some trouble getting started mining bitcoins using GUIMiner and Radeon HD 5770 graphics card

I wanted to give mining bitcoins a go. I set up a wallet and downloaded GUIMiner. I also signed up for Slush's pool and all of that fun stuff. However, my GPU seems to not accept anything. I have ...
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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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problem when start using cpuminer / cudaminer

I got this in the CMD : cgminer.exe is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file I have downloaded cpuminer and cudaminer to mine LTC with my labtop (core i7, ...
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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 can I mine PeerCoin?

I was wondering how I could mine peercoin - I already have experience mining Bitcoins and Litecoins, yet I can't seem to find any software where I can mine them - I would like to be able to mine them ...
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mining for quark

I installed quarkcoin-qt and wanted to see if I can get it to mine any quarks. I opened the necessary port and it synchronized. I opened its console window and connected to the network using ...
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Using ATI and Nvidia Cards together

I want to mine Litecoin on an ATI 7950 while being able to play on my GTX 680. Is this possible ? If yes then how ?
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only getting 52khs on Litecoin mining with a Nvidia GTX670

I want to give mining a try with the current video card i have. I know its not good for mining but its a start. I use cgminer and link it with WeMineLTC. For some reason I only get 52 KHash/s. I saw ...
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AMD HD6850 mining speed is very slow

According to litecoin.info/Mining_Hardware_Comparison, 6850 is 200+kH/s But I run speed is 17.28K/14.39Kh/s, what's wrong?? cgminer version 3.5.0 - Started: [2013-11-30 17:08:22] --------------------...
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Balance not going up in deepbit after mining

I've been mining with a deepbit account and noticed the balance hasn't been increasing. I use the following bat file to run cgminer version 3.5.0 cgminer.exe -o http://pit.deepbit.net:8332 -u emailme@...
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How can I configure my miner for two pools simultaneously?

I have a single sc 30gh/s miner. I want to run cgminer as well guminer at a time simultaneously, will there be any difference? I want to use cgminer to mine at BTCGUILD and guminer for mining at ...
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How do you create a miner?

I just downloaded GUIMiner for my Windows and in the tutorial they said that i should create a miner. I have no idea how to do it. Could someone tell me?
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Bitcoin Mining on Office Network

I'm a bitcoin novice and i've read a bit about mining. It got me thinking that I could setup our office network to min bitcoin (obviously with permission) We have a centos linux server which is on 24/...
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What wallet should I use to collect the mining payout from multiple machines?

I am trying to set up my Debian Server so that I can join a mining pool. I already know that I am going to use cgminer for the mining software because it will work with the server format (command ...
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Software to connect to Bitcoin, and the method I need to invoke to try mining a bitcoin using a hash I have generated?

I'm looking to try out solo mining, I know it as a very low return rate but I want to try it out anyway... I'm looking for a simple client software to connect into the bitcoin network. Which ...
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Mining my own blockchain? [closed]

I have downloaded bitcoin-qt and it has downloaded what I understand to be the blockchain: blk0001.dat and one or two other files in the .bitcoin folder in my home directory. If this is the ...
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How can I use the USB block erupters to mine Namecoin?

Since the block erupter is useless to mine for Bitcoin now. From what I understand the only other two options would be is to mine Namecoin or Devcoin since they use SHA256 encryption. But how can I ...
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Very poor cgminer result on EC2 GPU with litecoin

I have started to test mining litecoin on amazon for the fun of it . I used this link to start going, so I use cgminer. every thing went pretty fine, just that I had to use cgminer 3.0.1 to aligned ...
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How to physically configure graphic card for higher yields?

If I were to purchase a motherboard with 7 pci-ex ports. Could I then attach 7 graphic cards and run 7 cgminer processes? One for each card? Or would a better build be to group cards together with ...
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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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