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Normal hashrate but no accepted shares in

200Mh/s is impossibly high for an HD6850 mining scrypt. My bet is that you're mining SHA256d, not scrypt. I don't see a -scrypt in your configuration file.
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Bitcoin regtest mining

You can build your miner with a bash command: $ while true; do bitcoin-cli -regtest generate 1; sleep 300; done You'l get a block every 5'. If you want a better simulation of mainnet you could use a ...
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Logging Antminer Statuses

I looked at /www/pages/cgi-bin/minerStatus.cgi, and it parses cgminer-api -o cgminer-api -o pools cgminer-api -o stats
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Setting up and running CGMiner on a Raspberry Pi for a Jalapeño

I recommend using bfgminer, and so does Butterfly Labs. Well, I guess they say cgminer will work, too :P. The 4.10/4.3 branch, as well as the latest/master branch, work especially well with the ...
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Why do I get this error when I try to install CGMiner on my RaspberryPi?

Might as well give this old question an answer. cgminer 3.7.2 (which was obsolete even when this question was asked) required scrypt to be enabled as a compile-time option with ./configure --enable-...
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"block decode failed" error while mining in pool

Are you running "bitcoin-cli submitblock xyz" manually? You are not supposed to do this. Software does this. If you mine in a pool you don't even need to run bitcoind at all. If you do want to run ...
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Solo Mine with an AntMiner

You have run the BFGMiner on the local machine starting it as a Stratum proxy listening on port 3333 adn then point your AntMiner to it. Run BFGminer on the same computer as Bitcoin Core with the ...
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Solo Mine with an AntMiner

Check your rpcallowip configuration, you will need to explicitly allow connections incoming to your RPC port from the network. If your local network for example is 192.168.0.x, the rpcallowip ...
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Mining without pool where does the bitcoin/reward go if successful?

Read the cgminer documentation about "solo mining". You'll need to install and set up bitcoind and sync the entire block chain, so see its documentation as well. As far as payouts, note the --btc-...
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How to know if cgminer is really mining?

CGMiner no longer has support for GPU or CPU mining at all. You are currently not mining anything. In order to do GPU mining, you will need to either compile it yourself to support GPU mining or get ...
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Solo mining without a pool?

Are you aware how much hashing power you need to stand a chance to solo mine? In case you don't the rest of the answer is moot and you'll need to study the topic of mining some more. Yes you'll need ...
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Antminer U3 not detecting in cgminer nor bfgminer?

From BFGMiner's README.ASIC file: The U3 does not support autodetection, so you will want to use --scan-serial to manually probe it. For example, to scan all devices, you can use: -S ...
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Trying To Get More MH/s Litecoin Mining

Mining hardware comparision on Litecoin.info lists an "AMD 6530D" with a hashrate of 47 kH/s. This is in the same range as what you achieve. The higher numbers you found were probably associated with ...
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correct settings for cgminer 4.9.2

bmsc only works with the BITMAIN cgminer... I have fully tested and configured cgminer 4.9.2, the latest to work with the U3, check out my videos on vimeo and dailymotion, do a search for cgminer and ...
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Why my mining has average so low

USB stick ASIC mining devices often fail due to lack of power over the USB port: laptop USB, weak USB hub, weak power supply. Make sure you use a powered USB hub that others have had success with. ...
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Antminer U1 running on raspberry pi not accepting shares

The line connected to mint.bitminter.com diff 512 means that the remote pool will only accept shares with an effective difficulty of 512 or above. Your miner has not yet found any shares with satisfy ...
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Gridseed USB ASIC Won't Mine Bitcoins

I found this link apparently cgminer doesn't like usb3 according to the forum post don't know why I thought usb3 is backwards compatiable. But I tried thinking this is bull but it worked.
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"block decode failed" error while mining in pool

Good Day, Are you solo mining or pool mining? If you are solo mining.... You will need to have about 1000 Th/s of ASIC Cheddar to Mine Solo. So, that is striked. If you have that kind of cheddar of ...
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What could be the reason for one loop being significantly more power hungry on an SP20?

Copying asker's own answer, so that this question can be removed from the unanswered queue (assuming this answer gets upvoted). I have found out how to get rid of the problem: Setting the start ...
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I am trying to get cgminer on Ubuntu 14.04 and the Guide is troubling me

It sounds like you were not in the right directory. Modify this if needed and see if it helps cp /home/USER/include/* /home/USER/cgminer-3.7.2/ADL_SDK Just replace USER with your username. If you ...
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How to connect to Terraminer via USB?

I found out that it's a simple serial connection. On Linux or Mac this does work for me: screen /dev/tty.usbserial-XXXXXX 9600.cs8 Or you can you any other program for serial communication, e.g. ...
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How to connect to Terraminer via USB?

First of all, did you read the manual? http://cointerra.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/TerraMiner-User-Guide-1.pdf This is a miner with a mining controller on board, specifically the beaglebone ...
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Neither cgminer nor BFGminer detect my Zeusminer Blizzard. (Ubuntu/Linux/Mint)

There are a few things that might be going wrong. First, are you sure that your user has rights to read and write the serial port? (There are plenty of tutorials online about how to do this.) ...
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Is there any argument to be passed to CGMiner\AntMiner S2 to reserve amounts of hashing power for specific workloads?

It seems like the easiest way to achieve this would just be, e.g., to mine BTC at full speed for 12 hours hours, then stop it and mine NMC for 12 hours. A simple cron job or something similar could ...
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Why do I get this error when I try to install CGMiner on my RaspberryPi?

I think that you should use pooler's cpuminer instead. cpuminer is optimized for CPU mining and cgminer 3.7.2 can only mine scrypt coin using GPU (and you can't use RasPi GPU for mining coin) But ...
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Help running cgminer on Ubuntu 14.04 - waiting for USB hotplug devices, and other errors

Your system reports: Intel's new Iris Pro graphics. As far as ubuntu 13.10 was concerned the package cgminer was compiled for nvidia graphics cards and installed the module for ubuntu. Consider ...
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cgminer settings "--load-balance" vs "--balance"?

From: https://github.com/ckolivas/cgminer/blob/master/cgminer.c /* In balanced mode, the amount of diff1 solutions per pool is monitored as a * rolling average per 10 minutes and if pools start ...
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Can I set up cgminer to mine in different pools, by a defined ratio?

Set up 5 pools and set your pool management to rotate. You rotate every 144 minutes (or 2.4 hours). Pool 0, 1, 2, 3 are the same entries. Pool 4 is the one you are mining 20% of the time. Here's what ...
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