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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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What does the lifecycle of a transaction look like?

Can someone please validate my understanding of a transaction's lifecycle? From what I understand, it looks like this: - Joe signs a transaction with his private key which broadcasts the transaction ...
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Is MEV possible on bitcoin?

Miner Extractable Value (MEV) is a big topic in the life of ethereum users, and it creates an additional revenue source for the miners. Is MEV possible on the bitcoin blockchain as well? And if yes/no,...
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Concept Check: Data Server Nodes, Fetch Nodes

I had this idea for a way to make it possible to run a MUCH MUCH smaller node but still mine on a chain. I don't know if there is anything useful in it, but decided I would post it here for feedback ...
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What is "Partial order reduction" as discussed in: Exploiting The Laws of Order in Smart Contracts?

I am trying to understand the concept of partial-order reduction techniques discussed in the paper: Exploiting The Laws of Order in Smart Contracts Partial ordering is a technique to avoid event-...
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DDR4 vs DDR5 in setting up a ethereum node

Seems that set up a validator node is quite demanding on the computer specification. ( high storage, cpu with many cores, lots of memomry required) I was think whether DDR4 or DDR5 ram will be a ...
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How do contracts with timing functions get executed?

Let's say, there's a contract with timelock or vesting. In it there's a condition that check whether or not the right time has come, in order to release some tokens to some people. But said condition ...
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Possibility of no solution in Ethhash

Referring to http://gavwood.com/paper.pdf, especially Appendix J on Ethhash PoW algorithm It's stated that the nonce is a 64-bit number. The output is a 256-bit number, and it will be compared against ...
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How to mine and work on the same machine safely?

I want to set up a miner on my computers, but they are in a company network that I have to protect. So I don't want to run the miner directly on these computers. I thought that I could run the miner ...
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Why do small introduction Ethereum miners not exist, similar to Bitcoins Block Erupters?

I was introduced to Bitcoin and crypto with Block Eruptors which were little miners which would not realistically earn you anything but were a big hit, is there a technical reason Etherum miners only ...
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How to make sense of mining and pool difficulty?

I saw on my mining app for Ethereum using Ethash, that the maximum achieved was 210 or 220 THash / s, and on another machine, 180 THash / s. And then when I went to https://ethermine.org/statistics , ...
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What are the Benefits of running an Ethereum Full Node if you are not mining?

As stated in the title, what is the direct or indirect benefit i stand to gain from running a full node on the Ethereum mainnet or Testnet I know Nicholas has a brilliant answer here, but it's about 5 ...
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How to find the exact rejected share GPU on phoenix miner?

Hey there I’m new on phoenix miner because i have mixed rigs now! When i was on redteamminer I could see the invalid shares and rejected ones for specific GPU in miner screen of hiveOS, but now in ...
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geth preload not working?

I have been using the script provided in this thread to mine only non-empty blocks in a private network by using the preload command when starting the geth node, as follows: geth --datadir ./Node1/ --...
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Why Mining hash rate increases by under clocking the gpu

The mining hashrate rate increases when i reduce the core cock and memory clock speed by msi after burner in acer 1650gtx laptop is it normal
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How to use getblock.io to get get_block_template

I'm following instructions for an introduction of how to mine that I found here. I am viewing the api calls that are allowed but they seem to slightly vary from crypto to crypto. What can I do to get ...
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When we say that a 51% control of total computation power could lead to a successful Sybil attack, do we refer to miners or nodes?

As per my understanding of the blockchain so far (Bitcoin and Ethereum) nodes and miners have different jobs to do in a blockchain network. Although the terms are extensively used interchangeably, ...
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Sync from snapshot

I'm trying to do a sync on geth node from snap for 7 days, however that never ends. so That's filling up my SSD that has 3TB (currently It is using 76% from my SSD) and I think that's not normal my ...
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How can I develop a ETH Mining Software

Like the title saids ,I want to develop a softwore to Mining the ETH by POW, and get ETH, how can I develop it, and run it on the Windows, and which computter language and Technology should I use, ...
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When mining Ethereum using HiveOS, can we create several Flight Sheets and make one active and disable all others?

I could create several Flight Sheets, but don't see any option to make one active and disable others? Alternatively, if we have 3 Flight Sheets, can't we enable two and disable one? I don't see such ...
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Is the state of the ethereum blockchain changed with each transaction or with each block?

Assume we have two transactions A and B which are put into a block by a miner (first A then B). Will both transactions be executed with the state of the previous block or will transaction B be ...
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How to mine Ropsten Ether on Windows

How do I mine ropsten ethereum on a solo computer? I'm making something, and I need a large amount of coins to test my application! I know there are faucets and stuff, but I need to make larger ...
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How to make your private ethereum block chain non mine-able?

I have made a private instance of ethereum and I want to make it non-mineable once after it is deployed. How will I be able to achieve that?
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RX 6700 XT CPU Spec and RAM Size for Optimum Mining

I have 13 slots motherboard and planning to put 6700s on it, upgrade it from rx570s with Celeron processor and 8Gig ram. Do I need to upgrade the CPU and the ram size also? If yes, what is the most ...
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Latency between block production and data reception

I am trying to measure the latency between the block production (eg block.timestamp) and the data reception (eg Date.now()); I tried with different nodes (Infura, Amazon Managed Blockchain and my very ...
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What does feeReceiver in the Shiba Inu source code do?

This question isn't really about Shiba Inu. More about how Ethereum works. In the Shiba Inu source code (see here), there is an argument feeReceiver in the constructor (line 455) which then gets ...
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T-Rex Dual Mining Memory Issue

I'm running a single 3060 Ti LHR card, trying to dual mine ETH+RVN with t-rex. I set the virtual memory on my C drive to 40000 initial, 60000 max just based on other comments I've seen, but it looks ...
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How can I minimize the wear and tear on my mining rig?

I'm looking to start mining, however, I want to minimize the wear and tear on my hardware. I have done hardware throttling on my GPU, and now should be able to run the fan slower as well. Is there any ...
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Can minting be used to rug?

So let's say: 1- Dev add 600$ to LP. 2- Users buy tokens, the lp is now worth 900$. 3- Dev mint 900$ worth of tokens. 4- Dev sells, the Lp is 0 now. I am trying to learn solidity, but what's the flaw ...
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Mining causes nodes to stop syncing on Besu

I am trying to test my private network by running multiple nodes at one time. I am using a config file that lists the boot node as well as the same genesis file. The boot node is on a linux server, ...
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Is there a way to force a transaction to execute sonner within a block?

I'm building a DAPP game that would require users to submit a transaction after a specific block. The first one to have a transaction submitted and processed wins the round. As soon as the first ...
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Does the timestamp matter for a new transaction? About same gasPrice TX order inside a mined block

I want to send a Transaction to follow a specific Transaction in the same block. Now I can guaranty my Transaction exactly been placed in the same Block. But there are a lots of other TXs between my ...
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What is the difference between blockchain state and the Ethereum singleton?

I am reading the Mastering Ethereum book and came across this piece: Once mined into a block, transactions also modify the state of the Ethereum singleton, either by modifying the balance of an ...
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On the Ethereum PoW solving algorithm does a miner variable get included in the block input?

On a PoW solving algorithm does any miner variable get included as input in the PoW puzzle? I'm trying to understand if I have a pseudorandom number generation that includes a variable from the miner, ...
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Is using blockhash a good source of randomness on PoS blockchains with a lot of blocks mined in a short period of time?

I am trying to make a casino-like game using a smart contract and employing only on-chain data. I understand that on a blockchain like Ethereum a malicious miner can cheat the system by withholding ...
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When we send transaction to a network we only send the signature of the transaction then how is the miner able to decrypt the message?

When we send transaction to a network as shown below we only send the signature of the transaction then how is the miner able to decrypt the message? If only the signed transaction is sent to the ...
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Why are raw transactions not verified fully on the submitted to node?

When you send a signed transaction to a node through its RPC, it gets added to the transaction pool without being fully verified (e.g. geth @ https://github.com/ethereum/go-ethereum/blob/...
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Profitability Of Radeon RX 580 (8gb) for mining Ethereum

I have gone to about half a dozen or more "Profitability" Calculators for mining Ethereum and the majority of them all say that you can realistically make $2.10 to $2.40 a day off of one ...
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Can python be used reliably as a ETH miner?

Was wondering if python can be used reliably as a ETH miner? Searching around etherminer and others are made in C/C++
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Recommended number of miners in a private ethereum network

Imagine an ethereum private network with a single node that has 30 peers, 10 of them miners. I have many doubts. How is the recommended number of miners 33% percent of the total amount of peers in a ...
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Why do some ethereum blocks have such low gas usage when there are so many transactions in the mempool?

Block https://etherscan.io/block/13168598 used just 1,037,420 gas which is -93% Gas Target. Why would such a block be mined when there are more than 100,000 transactions in the mempool from which the ...
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how many miners should you run on one graphic card?

I currently run one. should I run more? if no, why? if yes, how do I do it properly?
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Minting an NFT at a much lower gwei than standard

So I was exploring a recent NFT project that dropped the other night and found that a handfull of wallets succeeded in minting around 10% of the supply on a much lower gwei (1/7) than the standard ...
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geth miner.start() returns null

I've read answers to several similar questions, but they seem not to be on point. I have geth 1.10.8 installed on Windows 10. I created private network, and the coinbase is set correctly. When I pass ...
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Why would a mining pool work on different blocks at the same time?

I have been mining with several rigs pointed to one pool (top 10 miner) for a while now and just stumbled across this by pure chance when looking at the mining logs of my rigs. So I noticed, that the ...
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Verification of transactions and Mining

In transfer of cryptocurrencies (or tokens), I learnt that there exists a checklist for a node to verify each transaction and another checklist to validate a new block that is added to the chain. I ...
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Two buy orders at the same exact time, no miner tips included, but lower GWEI order wins. How is this possible?

question for the group: if two buyers submit a Buy at the exact same time, one chooses 300 gwei and the other chooses 400gwei, no Miner tips on either one, is there some scenario where the 300gwei one ...
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Block sealing failed err="unauthorized validator"

I ran a validator/miner node with a snapshot from https://github.com/binance-chain/bsc-snapshots and the following cmd (after geth account import ...): docker run -d --restart=always -v /data:/root/....
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Mint x tokens Every Block and Reduce Minted Tokens By % after n blocks and distribute rewards among participants?

I am creating a contract that mints 'x' tokens per block and drops 20% after 'n' blocks. Also these tokens get distributed to the participants of the network. Say Bob and Jen are the only two in the ...
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Question that relates to a smart contract, EVM, and mining in race condition

I have one question that relates to a smart contract, EVM, and mining. contract Test { event Transfer( address indexed _from, address indexed _to, uint256 _amount, uint256 _seq ); ...
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How can I calculate mining rewards from the hashrate?

I'm trying to calculate the 24-hour rewards for ethash mining from the numbers at the WhatToMine JSON API. For example, let’s say I want to calculate the 24-hour mining rewards for 1000 Mh/s ethash: ...

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