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why I get <unknown> in my mining log and what is the meaning of all the log items?

My log has in it. I wired my ethminer with Trezor hardware wallet. I can't find anywhere the meaning of all these i / m and <unknown> and Mh -cu0 2.xx all I have no idea and my google search ...
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When I run miner.start () it returns me null [duplicate]

miner.start() INFO [07-31|16:39:46.126] Updated mining threads threads=4 INFO [07-31|16:39:46.172] Transaction pool price threshold updated price=1,000,000,000 null INFO [07-31|16:39:...
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I get a Memory Error on geth command

I need help. I ran this command on gitbash ./geth --datadir node1 --mine --miner.threads 1 I keep having this error message: Failed to generate mapped ethash dataset epoch=0 err="MapViewOfFile: ...
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Why can I no longer mine on the binance pool? [closed]

This question was closed due to being off-topic, which is fair enough, but I'll add the solution here in case it helps someone: Change protocol to stratum1+tcp. I have been using the ethminer client ...
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After a miner validated a block where do they broadcast it?

For reference: Ethereum Mining - Number 5 Where does the certificate for the newly created block get broadcasted, so the nodes can verify it? As it states the new unconfirmed transactions first get ...
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Using ethminer on linux (ubuntu) using integrated intel GPU

To give ethereum mining a try, I'd like to run ethminer on my laptop's intel integrated graphics. To do this I have installed the intel-opencl-icd package, however, when I run ./ethminer -P eu1....
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Introductory sources to understand and implement Ethash mining?

I am looking for a straightforward source of article or scripts like the excellent blog post "Bitcoin mining the hard way" to understand how Ethash proof-of-work works, how DAG generation ...
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Is eth-proxy still a thing in 2021?

I've been mining with my several GPUs on https://ethermine.org and while doing a research on how to increase mining efficiency, I've found ethproxy project on GitHub (https://github.com/Atrides/eth-...
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ETH miner recommendation in 2021 (Nvidia RTX 2070)

As you may know, a few days ago I asked which ETH wallet you would recommend. You can find the question here: Ethereum wallet recommendation Unfortunately, I have not received an answer yet. Now I ...
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Error: "No usable mining devices" despite benchmark is ok

I am new here, and this is my first question. I have just installed ethminer on ubuntu 20.04 and it seems that everything is ok in the settings: The command ethminer --list-devices gives ethminer ...
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Issues with ethminer setup

I just started trying to get into ethereum mining and originally wanted to try ethminer to mine from ethermine. I've tried setting up ethminer with both version 18.0 and 17.1, however, it seems that ...
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ethminer causes black screen - Crash or switch to compute mode?

so i was trying to mine Ethereum with ethminer in the ethermine Pool. I'm using ethminer-0.18.0-cuda8.0-windows-amd64 version. I got an Vega 56 on the latest drivers. So when I startet ethminer I get ...
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How are miners rewarded exactly?

First of all what does is mean when we say miners search for a specific hash, and when first miner finds it, others are going to compete for next hash ? If I'm a miner I'm going to find numbers ...
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NOOB to mining, getting strange results from ethminer

I have just started mining and using ethminer on my mac using the Blackmagic eGPU and I am getting the following output, which doesn't seem correct:- m 18:21:12 Speed 6445.46 Mh/s gpu/0 ...
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how do miner select which transactions to validate?

i can't understand how the miners choose the transactions for example in this picture, the two first transactions have the same gas price why he didn't pick the second one first? does each miner have ...
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Geth Dump Has Been Running For A Week

For my project I want to dump the full state data of all Eth wallets/balances. I have a fully synced Geth node with all state data (over 2TB). I started a block dump geth dump 7300000 --datadir "/...
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is it possible to run pending transactions on local node to see the outcome?

I am looking for a way to execute current pending transactions on local node, to see their outcome and log events, without really mine it. it is some kind of pre-simulation, to see what is going to ...
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Can Artificial Intelligence be used to mine ethereum faster? [closed]

Can Artificial Intelligence algorithm be used to improve hit rate of mining ethereum?
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Debug Parity and ethminer

I can not mine on a private blockchain using parity in stratum mode and ethminer. Parity Ethereum version: 2.1.9 ethminer: 0.16 Operating system: Ubuntu 18.04 Here is the output from ethminer: m ...
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Issue trying to mine solo with Geth and ethminer

I am trying to use ethminer in combination with Geth to solo mine with GPU, but ethminer fails to get work. Here is how I do. Geth is running in full sync mode and seems to be properly synchronized ...
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CUDA device Quadro K620 has insufficient GPU memory

I am new to Ethereum and wanted to clarify whether mining is possible if the graphics card has below the required amount of stated memory and it is part of a mining pool? I use ethminer and the ...
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Ethan, CPU miner, with stratum support

I am developing pool software for ethash coins. I use a private chain and pool software running on VMs so I need a CPU miner with stratum support that I can run on on my laptop VMs. Currently I was an ...
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Mining for local Parity node

I run a private local Parity node that uses the Ethash engine. How do I use a miner with it? I tried ethminer like suggested in the wiki (https://wiki.parity.io/Mining), but executing ethminer -G ...
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Prevent other mining softwares to mine my public forked Ethereum chain

I forked an Ethereum chain and put it as public, but I only want my own software/client to be able to mine. Other miners using ethminer, geth, etc, cannot mine and profit from my chain (At least not ...
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Ethereum mining on Android?

Is it possible to mine Ethereum on an Android device? I know it may be inefficient, but still I want to see if I can develop and app that mines Ethereum on Android. Thanks in advance.
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Can I mine ethereum with a gtx 1060 3GB?

When I'm launching ethminer it return the following lines and exit after m 01:48:55 main Speed 0,00 Mh/s gpu0 0,00 [A0] Time: 00:00 Has my GPU enough memory?
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How can I maximize the probability that my ETH nodes stay synchronized with mainnet for as long as possible?

I run three full ETH nodes, one on my local, home network, and two in the cloud. All three make use of geth. My "local" node, is always in sync with mainnet, i.e. always showing the same last block ...
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mining requires access to the entire blockchain?

I am reading the white paper and confused by two sentences bellow: In the Section of Mining Centralization: ... miners are required to fetch random data from the state, compute some randomly ...
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Geth miner has 0 hashrate on private chain even with coinbase addr set and miner.start() called

I have a multi-node private chain and recently had to switch the networkId and the ChainID in the Genesis block to match in order to obey Metamask's requirements. Now that I have made those changes ...
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Ethos 1.3.0 drops hashrate on RX 560 4GB card

After upgrading my Ethos to 1.3.0 from 1.2.9, the hashrate of RX 560 becomes very low. Initially there was gpu clock problem error. After playing with the flags in local.conf, I was able to get rid of ...
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How to know when geth --rpc is finished so i can start mining

i have Geth --rpc running but it seems that it is never-ending. Do I have to wait for Geth to stop before i use ethminer? thsnks for helping.
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What do miners get paid for mining on the Ropsten testnet?

I am just wondering that how Miners got paid in Ropsten test net or other test nets?
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After leaving 1 hour my GPU mining ethereum via dwarfpool is it normal to be still at exactly zero?

Current understanding is that if you start mining a block on your own you might put your (single) machine in a very difficult situation in order to decrypt the block on it own and gain 5 ETH. That is ...
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How to set payout threshold and Rigname in ethminer?

I'm new to ethminer. I was just following the simple guides in ethermine.org. It says to start ethminer, we have to create a bat with the following contents, which I did: setx GPU_FORCE_64BIT_PTR 0 ...
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Do I need to use geth --rpc with ethminer?

I've seen some tutorials where people do geth account new geth --rpc ethminer -G -F your.poolurl.com:port/WALLET --farm-recheck 200 And others that are just simply geth account new ethminer -G -F ...
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Running Ethminer on a private Ethereum network

I'm trying to carry out some tests on Ethminer and was trying to run benchmarks on it before it starting returning a hashrate of 0, from what I've been able to tell this is becasuse the GPU I'm using ...
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Miner RIG does not initial all NVIDIA for mining

I have a Ethereum RIG with 8 NVIDIA 1070 and UBUNTU 16.04 OS. When I check my hardware with lspci command, it shows 7 NVIDIA graphic cards; When I start ethminer (ethminer -G -F http://eth-eu....
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Ethminer pool mining success log

What do the ethminer logs look like when you have successfully mined something as part of a pool. Say on ethermine.org?
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Profiling OpenCL Kernels on Linuix

I'm trying to carry out some reasarch on the performance of Ethminer, specifcally I'm looking to get data for any OpenCL kernels that are created during the mining process. I'm trying to assess the ...
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speed drops after "got new package" and then gets back to normal after few seconds

Please check the below image. The mining speed drops after "got new package" and gets back to normal after some time. Can anyone tell me if it is a normal behavior? Or is there some problem?
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Need help with start mining: I am getting stuck with ? mark ( New work: header #2ef2a542?)

I have referred to other information found on web to start on mining, but now I am stuck where it is about to begin to mine. What is this mean when I try to use ethminer? It displays "New work: ...
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Object is not JSON-Valid: Database Error

Having a difficult time with mininig for Eth. GPU does not have enough RAM, so that's out of the picture, but it's fine. I do this for fun and learning... When I mine with CPU, it does a few hashes, ...
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Ethminer not working with pool getting no speed

If I execute the following ./ethminer -G mining seems to work fine... Time: 00:00 m 10:41:51| Speed 3.15 Mh/s gpu/0 1.89 gpu/1 1.26 [A0+0:R0+0:F0] But when I try to run through ...
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Starting ethpool / ethermine using ethminer on ubuntu

I am trying the below and they don't work for me : ethminer --farm-recheck 200 -G -F eu1.ethermine.org:4444/0x<Your_Ethereum_Address>.<RigName> ethminer --farm-recheck 200 -G -F eu1....
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Minimum requirement for ether mining

I install geth and ethminer.exe and start two exe via cmd https://i.hizliresim.com/o6Vly9.png is this enough for mining?If yes Where will I will get coin from mining? Should I create wallet and ...
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Ethminer install error

I want to start mining in windows server 2008 ( How to Mine Ether and use Ethereum on Windows?) everything is going perfectly except ethminer(step 9) says JSON-RPC problem. Probably couldn't connect. ...
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How to do Ethash CPU mine using ethminer?

I have a Private Ethereum Network. I just want to do Ethash CPU mining using ethminer. I know that to have a smaller foot-print it is recommended to use GPU or openCL but for private networks, I only ...
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Wrong address when I do geth attach

When I do geth attach I see the following: $ ./geth attach Welcome to the Geth JavaScript console! instance: Geth/v1.7.1-stable-05101641/linux-amd64/go1.9 coinbase: ...
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I am not sure if mining has started with ethminer

0:28 m 15:38:55|ethminer Got work package: #6c0f3492 m 15:38:56|ethminer Speed 0.00 Mh/s gpu/0 0.00 [A0+0:R0+0:F0] Time: 00:28 m 15:38:56|ethminer Speed 0.00 Mh/s gpu/0 0.00 [...
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Solo mining ETHEREUM using ethminer

I have been thinking:"All tutorials show you how to mine in a pool, but i want to mine solo." And now I finally decided to ask this here. Does anyone know how to use ethminer to mine solo and set ...