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Mining is the process by which it is ensured that the blockchain is the same across all nodes. A miner that solves a cryptological problem related to the previous transactions on the blockchain is rewarded with Ether.

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How do I access my mined ethereum if my google cloud platform account is suspended? [on hold]

I developed with sql, mysql, ethereum mining kit, nodejs, ubuntu and I was trying to link a wallet to it somehow and I messed something up because they suspended my account due to "suspicious activity....
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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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new blocks not appended at the end of chain after restart

I run a private testnet with Geth v1.8.17. At the moment only one node is connected and is constantly mining. Most blocks are empty but some contain transactions. After I let the miner run for a few ...
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Is it possible for the miner of a block to be address 0x0?

Take a look at this transaction: https://etherscan.io/block/5305. The miner is listed as 0x0000000000000000000000000000000000000000. Is this reasonable? Did someone configure their node incorrectly? ...
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When do you get eth when mining eth?

I ran Claymore's eth miner for 8 hours and got 200 shares. I set my eth address when I ran the miner, but no eth was deposited to my address. When I restarted the miner the shares were reset to 0. ...
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How can I get the records of invalid blocks once have been mined?

As we all know, an invalid block will be ignored and won't be propagated when a verifier finds its invalidity. However, if there is a need to get the records of all invalid blocks once have been mined ...
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Nonce in proof of work

When a block is being mined nonce will be generated so that the nonce is appended with the previous block hash,data. Then the resulting hash of that appended value should be less than the target. The ...
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extend the functionality of ethereum miner

I am wondering is it possible to extend the functionality of ethereum miner on a private blockchain. That means apart from verifying the address and all other aspects of transaction, I would like ...
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Is there a temporal reward in Casper, that the earlier you place bets, the more you are rewarded?

In Casper, the consensus-by-bet proof-of-stake system, is there a temporal reward, that the earlier you place bets, the more you are rewarded?
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Ethereum miners for solidity logs

I wanted to know what kind of transaction validation miners would do for the code written below. The code below is simple creating a student logs. So when i say the transaction will be validated by ...
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How to connect to Ethereum via a “rig” miner?

I would like to connect the following rig (please see the photos) to Ethereum ? What steps do I need to proceed (step by step) to connect to Ethreum ? Do I need to connect these devices to a ...
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What is a seed in the process of Ethash

For mining purposes one needs to generate a seed. I read some articles but still did not understand where this seed comes from. How is calculated, or what it is about? I found this on Ethereum wiki ...
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2 miners on private network slow sync

I am running 2 miners and 1 non-mining node using docker. Just can't see the 2 miners work in tandem. Each can assemble its DAG. Only seems to work with a single miner. I am using Geth/peer1/v1.8.16-...
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when does a transaction get registered / included in a block

I want to know when does a transaction gets registered in a block ? Is there any queue type of structure where the transactions get stored before getting included in a block by miner ??? As in let's ...
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Why is my private ethereum network stuck at “Recalculated downloader QoS values” while trying to mine?

I'm using Mac OS High Sierra version 10.13.6 My customgenesis.json file is this. {"config": { "chainId": 15, "homesteadBlock": 0, "eip155Block": 0, "eip158Block": 0 },"nonce": "0x0000000000000042","...
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Transaction happen but ethers were not send in private network

I wanted to transfer 5 etheres from my coinbase address to my another account. My coinbase balance is: > eth.getBalance(eth.coinbase) 9.999999999999999999999999999999999e+33 So I ...
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Why has 2048 been chosen as a mining difficulty bound divisor?

Excerpt from page 6 of the yellow paper: The paper focuses more on the difficulty bomb ε but says little about the rationale of mandating 131072 and 2048 as scalars. I guess the former is merely an ...
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miner.start(1) triggers but not starting the mining

I am creating my own private ethereum blockchain. sudo geth --rpcapi eth,web3,personal --rpc --networkid=15 Above command gives the below logs. INFO [09-18|10:16:42.151] Maximum peer count ...
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How is this possible from only one worker/PC?

So I was clicking around on the Ethermine.org site the other day to check out some folks's ETH performance levels and came across one that has me deeply pondering on how he is doing his mining. I ...
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Doesn't mine on top of a latest block

As we know, the blocks are spreading through the network via gossiping. Due to the network latency or some other reason, is it possible that a node mining a block before it sync the latest block? ...
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How to install geth on opensuse 15 leap for mining?

I am struggling from past week to install geth on my PC. I am still not able to do that. I tried each and every possible method available on internet to install but couldn't. Can anybody please share ...
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Ethereum - Mapping mining operations to code

The image (not mine) below describes the Ethereum state tries and their role in block mining. My intention is to connect the operations with the technology stack of Ethereum. This is assuming that a ...
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Private Net: Miners not mining pending transaction

I am running a private network. I send a lot of transactions to geth with miner on (with 10 threads). I could see my transactions getting mined properly for some time. And then I checked length of ...
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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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What is the ideal hardware configuration for syncing a full archive node w Geth in Late 2018?

I am writing a detailed proposal for setting up a full node for research purposes. I am interested in 1) minimum requirements for syncing a node, and 2) ideal requirements for syncing a node. I know ...
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i need a script for test cpu hash rate for minners calcul, without uid0

I need a script for test cpu hash rate for minners calcul, without uid0, i searched on google and i found olny scripts for gpu and classic info - example : cpu cores, stepping, ram, speeedtestinternet,...
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geth 1.8.15-stable eth.hashrate always zero on Intel Core i7-7500U laptop

I'm using the latest geth 1.8.15-stable under Ubuntu 18.04 on my not-so-crappy laptop (Intel Core i7-7500U, 16G RAM, 512G PCIe SSD) mining on testnet yet eth.hashrate always returns 0 $ geth --...
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Error : Cannot Connect to My New Pool Even From Rig Or Normal GPU Or by switching Ports

2018.09.07:04:00:26.339: main Phoenix Miner 3.0c Windows/msvc - Release 2018.09.07:04:00:26.339: main Cmd line: -pool stratum+tcp://arabpool.net:8888 -wal 0xdeb278867E1822a12AFe9C2bF0F329d9AE78f75F....
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Can ethereum logs be present while transaction is being mined, then disappear later?

Question about the ethereum blockchain: If I walk the blockchain like so: for block in blockchain: for transaction in block: receipt = getTransactionReceipt(transaction) for log ...
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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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A doubt about forks and mining

Suppose I'm mining a block, and I still don't find the nonce. Suddenly I receive the mined block from another node. But when I try to validate it, I find it's not right. So I discard it. What happens ...
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Low Hash Rate 15-16mh/s RX580

I have Radeon RX580 newly installed on windows 10. But I only have 15-16mh/s.I think this is very low hash rate for my RX580. I try to adjust settings on TRIXX but when I try o adjust my system keeps ...
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Can someone share your geth export file with me?

I need to setup an archival node ASAP but the download takes around 1-2 block per second. With this speed it will finish in 2 months (if it doesn't stall, but it does, I have to restart it manually ...
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Private Blockchain mining contract

I am new in the blockchain world and I am trying to understand the following. any help will be highly appreciable. This is my understanding after several videos and courses. I have a private Azure ...
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How geth verify the rewards for miner in ethereum?

In the Finalize() function of ethash consensus, the rewards to miner and uncles are given by directly state.AddBalance(). where I can validate the rewards? I guess there are two places 1)...
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What is an uncle block in Ethereum [duplicate]

I read a lot of sites and answers about uncle blocks in Ethereum, but I did not get it. I am coming from Bitcoin, it is completeley new for me. Can anyone explain me uncle blocks using a concrete ...
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Why is my transaction not included into blocks with smaller gas prices in them?

I created a transaction with gas price 1.1 GWEI. It has been pending for 3 hours, and yet - during just the last 75 blocks - several 1 GWEI transactions have been included. In other words, gas price ...
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local node while executing all transaction in the newly monted block found out that one transaction does not yield the correct results

From: https://medium.com/blockchannel/life-cycle-of-an-ethereum-transaction-e5c66bae0f6e "Eventually your local node will receive this new block and syncs it’s local copy of the blockchain. Upon ...
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Can I know what transactions a pool is mining?

Correct me if I am wrong. A pool select transactions to include in one block, calculates the header, then distribute the jobs to miners. Can I know what transactions the pool includes in each ...
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Kernel panic on restart claymore miner

OS: Ubuntu 16.04, Miner: Claymore 11.9 Cards: 6xP106-100 when wachdog restart miner sometimes an error occurs - black console window in process list - [ethdcrminer64] < defunct > dmesg output This ...
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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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How to incentivize a smart contract DApp without issuing a native token?

Premise: I’m still learning here so I apologize if my question is too basic. My understanding is that technically a smart contract could be built using Ethereum blockchain... no need for native ...
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how to stop increase difficulty in private ethereum network [duplicate]

According to this discussion: How do I decrease the difficulty on a private testnet? I did the same changes on geth and built geth. The problem is when I modify geth and create my private network, ...
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How exactly Ethereum ASICs work? [duplicate]

As far as I understand, Ethereum's mining algorithm is bottlenecked by random global memory read/writes, which is something GPU vendors specifically optimize for. As such, in a sense, GPUs are ...
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How do signed transactions in a single Ethereum node's transaction pool propagate to mining nodes?

How does a transaction get from a regular node to the rest of the network? What are the incentives for regular nodes to broadcast signed transactions?
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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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For sending a transaction to Ethereum, we need to be a “full node”?

If we only intend to send a transaction to Ethereum blockchain, do we need to be "full node" to have the entire blockchain? meaning that do we need to be "sync" with the blockchain to have the latest ...
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What’s the block reward for smart contract miners?

Maybe this is a basic question, but I can’t figure out what are the block rewards and/or transaction fees for miners of smart contracts . When talking about a cryptocurrency, the block rewards are new ...
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Mining in private network not giving ether to coinbase account

I am relatively new to Ethereum. I was trying to set up a private test network. I used the following genesis file: { "config": { "chainId": 15, "homesteadBlock": 0, "eip155Block": 0, "eip158Block": ...
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How does the network / EVM handle same contract call within same block with same gas?

As an example take the following test contract: pragma solidity ^0.4.24; contract DoubleCall { address public superHero; uint256 public price = 1 ether; function becomeSuperHero() ...