Hot answers tagged

5 votes
Accepted

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.
user avatar
3 votes

Can High CPU Droplets from Digital Ocean be used for Bitcoin Mining?

No, neither CPUs nor GPUs of any kind are of the slightest use in Bitcoin mining. This has been the case for several years, since the introduction of ASIC miners which are now many orders of ...
user avatar
3 votes

GPU mining slows down my ubuntu

Mining on a cpu at all is a bad idea, it can and will wear the cpu down, and is ridiculously slow compared to a gpu. Also mining with an Nvidia card isn't the smartest thing either as they are much ...
user avatar
3 votes

Cudaminer On Mac OS X installation error: "malloc.h: No such file or directory"

I had this error trying to compile mcrypt. Here is how to use the configure command with CPPFLAGS ./configure CPPFLAGS=-I/usr/include/malloc/
user avatar
2 votes

Cudaminer On Mac OS X installation error: "malloc.h: No such file or directory"

Add malloc library manually when compiling the file/project : -I/usr/include/malloc/
user avatar
  • 121
2 votes

GPU mining slows down my ubuntu

Just purchase a second computer specifically for Monero mining, and don't even run the GUI (Unity). If your mining efforts aren't profitable enough to warrant a dedicated computer, then you probably ...
user avatar
  • 8,724
2 votes
Accepted

Two GPU's But Only One Will Mine In cgminer

Have you tried the command -d 0,1, then setting your Thread Concurrency and Looup-gap and worksize for each device accordingly. You need to tell CGMiner you have two GPUs and set the thread ...
user avatar
  • 301
2 votes

Do you have to use a four gigabyte graphic processing unit to mine in 2021?

No, you have to use an ASIC to mine Bitcoin in 2021. A graphics card of any kind won't work.
user avatar
  • 1,992
1 vote
Accepted

Why is Ethereum total network hashrate still increasing if there are no GPUS to buy?

People who already owned GPU before Ethereum became popular are joining mining now. People with piles of money (companies mostly) buy GPUs directly from manufacturer or big seller (that's why GPU's ...
user avatar
1 vote

The warpwallet challenge 2

Yes its doable, but you'd have to write your own custom implementation for scrypt and pbkdf2 hashing as warp wallet uses these 2 algorithms. If you can find a brute force tool for scrypt and pbkdf2 ...
user avatar
1 vote

Mining with only 1 GPU

Mining almost any crypto-currency, including Ethereum, with just one GPU is not recommended if you are wanting to actually make profit. This segment of miners are viewed as enthusiast with the goal of ...
user avatar
1 vote
Accepted

Difference in hashrate between two GPUs

The general answer is that your card replacement caused the huge drop in hash-rate. Radeon cards are generally better for mining (faster and more efficient) compared to Nvidia. There is a nice chart ...
user avatar
  • 301
1 vote

ASIC and FPGA feasibility as GPU

No. ASICs are Application Specific, so they can't do anything else. Not password cracking either. You can use them as an electric heater.
user avatar
  • 6,189
1 vote

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 ...
user avatar
  • 63.3k
1 vote

GPU mining strategies (algorithm)

Now that bitcoin difficulty is too high to see much output even on a properly configured gpu with the right drivers, running cgminer at > 100 Mhash/s of sha256d, your learning excercise might be ...
user avatar
1 vote

Segfault when attempting to run cgminer on ubuntu 10.04

I realize this question is 8 months old but this information may be of value to others seeking a resolution to a segfault as there seems to be no information available at all on the problem. The APP ...
user avatar
  • 11
1 vote

clDevicesNum returned error, no GPUs usable

Add --gpu-platform 1 to the start of the config line in order for it to ignore the Intel card.
user avatar

Only top scored, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible