Questions tagged [mining-pools]

mining pools are a way for miners to pool their resources together and share their hashing power while splitting the reward equally according to the amount of shares they contributed to solving a block.

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connecting custom FPGA to a pool

I have created an FPGA with a C function wrapper that accepts the Ethereum header and difficulty and returns the calculated hash value. I want to connect this FPGA to one of the Ethereum mining pools, ...
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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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how to create a ethereum miner?

how to create an ethereum miner? I know there are a lot of etherum miners, I still want to create my own. I can also host a web page so that they download the miner. What do miners software have, any ...
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Can I reset the initial set price for erc20 token on uniswap?

I am relatively new to cryptocurrency and wanted to try listing an erc20 token. I listed my erc20 token on Uniswap and set its initial price while adding the first liquidity. Later, I wanted to change ...
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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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How to get work from ethermine.org?

I could not find any tools or software that only supports getting work (or in other terms, getting the block data and target) from Ethermine pools. The ethermine.org's website provides the host ...
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Properly using consensus/ethash module in go-ethereum

Traditionally, Ethereum pools used the deprecated Ethash, which is quite inconvenient to use with modern golang, specifically around the usage of Go modules. Examples of this are Sammy007's Open ...
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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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How can one start a ETH mining pool? [2021]

Most of the documentation on this topic seems to be very outdated. I'm looking to set up my own private pool, and I'd like to use stratum so I can use some rental rigs in addition to my own, but I can'...
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Can i use fast synced node for mining?

I really tried to look a lot of information about Geth syncing methods. I do understand differences between every syncing method but still i could not get answer to this question. I know that fast ...
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What does all those transactions with 0 mining fee corresponds to?

There have been many transactions with apparently 0 mining fees (gas price set to 0) lately. Including from F2Pool BabelPool and SparkPool. While miners had always been free to include any ...
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Mining with 1.06GH/s

So right now I'm using 2miners and I rented 1.06GH/s to mine Ethereum. It says every 2 months I should find a block solo at 11k reward. Pool mining I'll get .55eth if pool finds a block now. It never ...
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Is there a Easy Mining Command CLI tool that could use my web host idle CPU to like wineth

I'm using wineth from https://wineth.net/ it's really easy: download, type your ETH address and it starts mining but it's only for windows with good GPU. I saw this https://github.com/Genoil/cpp-...
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Is there an API to check the real-time hashrate of specific miner pools?

I would like to check the current hashrate of a certain miner, but couldn't find any resources online.
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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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Do services such as exchanges offer the participation in mining pools?

I am studying the structure of mining pools and their participants with on-chain data from GBQ. I noticed that several mining pools use proxy addresses (by combining and filtering for different ...
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Why is the frequency of new block header pow-hash on mining pools much higher than the average network block frequency?

I recently got back into mining on the ethereum network and experimented with a couple of mining pools in the process. One thing I immediately noticed when taking a look at the log from the mining ...
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What is Miner Extracted Value (MEV)?

I came across MEV in this reddit posted by Flexpool (i think) because Flexpool was claiming MEV was a big improvement and good for miners. The close I could get to an explanation is that there are ...
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Do Larger Mining Pools Waste Fewer Hashes?

I wanted to check my understanding of the PoW consensus algorithm as it pertains to ETH and BTC mining. Mining pools pool together resources from many miners to search over nonce values to create the ...
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Dual mining ETH/ZIL with 4GB?

I recently saw this video about dual mining of ETH and ZIL. The video especially targets GPUs with 3-4GB of VRAM. I still have to try it, but I'm wondering: isn't ETH dagger size bigger than 4GB? How ...
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Do my outgoing gas fees of a single transaction increase if my sending wallet contains ETH made up of many small transactions?

I'm still learning about how ethereum calculates fees, and I wondered if I would have to pay more to send ethereum from my wallet if my wallet received smaller transactions as opposed to a single ...
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Why Titan X VGA card hash rate is to low?

I have a Nvidia GTX Titan X VGA card and I want to try mining Ethereum but I don't know why my hash rate is such low !!! it's something about 2/5 MH !!! I had read somewhere that this card's hash rate ...
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Which mining pool has been heavily shorting Ether?

This video shows that f2pool miners are guilty for suppressing Bitcoin's recent upwards momentum in price since f2pool is selling around 14,000 bitcoins per day. Can a certain Ether miner be similarly ...
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Mining Eth with a pathetic laptop

I am a newbie in mining, I have a couple of shitty laptops around 8-16gb ram and an Intel graphics card. I don't pay for the electricity and don't really care if the laptop dies. I tried to search ...
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How many transactions are submitted to transaction pool per second?

As the title, is there any statistics about how many transactions are submitted to the transaction pool per second? Note that this is different from the number of transactions processed by Ethereum.
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Low hashrate with Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti

I just set up a cheap mining rig running Ubuntu server 18.04 and using Nanominer, which I have been using for Monero. Now I installed an Asus Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti using a Riser pci-1X to pci16X ...
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how miners within a mining pool execute transactions and verify blocks?

I know that solo miners have to select & execute transactions in a block and also verify the recipint block and its transactions, all by themself. However, I am not sure how this works in a mining ...
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How is this account able to consistently get her/his transactions with zero gas price mined?

This account https://etherscan.io/address/0xbe7cd41e060cdb07c548d6c65f1d786e43f1c392 is able to keep sending transactions with zero gas price and they are mined. If I try to do the same, my ...
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How to get the pending transactions in the whole network from ethereum?

I would like to get the pending transactions in the whole network of ethereum. For example, the transaction '0xabcdefg' is right now pending in the pool, waiting to be mined by miners, after 12 ...
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ETH: How many transactions are added to the mining pool per time period

Every ETH transaction which is created is first added to a pool of pending transactions, from which then the miners pick them. I wonder whether there is any source (research paper / ETH stats website /...
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Has ERC20 mining been disrupted?

Do you know why a single address of type contract is mining 38% of 0xbtc? Does it mean that a single person has find a way to mine as much 0xbtc as a whole mining pool? Plus how come a contract is ...
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After POS is implemented, what stops mining pools from being formed?

There won't be "mining pools" but stake pools but what if someone creates a system where participants stake everthing in one place in order to make the mkst money? Is this allowed and is this a ...
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Relation between GPU specifications and Hash-rate?

I connected two following ethOS miners to Ethermine mining pool (https://ethermine.org). You can see dashboard of my address here: https://ethermine.org/miners/...
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Is there an official and public pool of miners/"stakers" participating in the Ethereum blockchain?

With the last discussion about PoW vs PoS, Ethereum planning migrating to pure PoS (Casper), new actors in the scene (EOS)...I have digged into this PoS, pros and cons against PoW. One of the things ...
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How to define miners ACL on a private chain

is there a way to manage "allowed" miners in ethereum private chain ? the idea is to have some sort of access control list of miner addresses which are allowed to seal a block. in case the above is ...
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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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Ethereum mining pool

Guys I want to build a mining pool for ethereum which is based on GPU mining. I've searched alot but I couldn't find anything except genoil(cpp-ethereum) which supports GPU mining but the creation of ...
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Why don't private blockchain networks that do not charge for transactions charge a fee when processing ethereum/ proprietary token on the network?

I ask this questions is there seem to be 2 flavors of blockchain: 1. Public think bitcoin and ethereum. 2. Private hyperledger, SAP Leonaro, etc. The public network charges for transactions which make ...
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Can I solo mine ethereum instead of pool?

I am running a single rx 480 at 22mh/s, this rig is not geared towards mining and I’m doing it for fun. Would I be able to solo mine ethereum blocks for a higher payout? Or should I stick to pool ...
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Solidity Smart Contract auto withdrawal (ETH)

I'm kinda new to smart contracts, searched a lot, but hope someone here can help me out. I'll try to explain as good as I can. I'm mining Ethereum with a couple of rigs. Each individual rig auto-...
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Do I need to have my account unlocked for a mining pool

I have a mining pool and I'm using geth. Do i need to keep my pool wallet unlocked in geth in order for the pool to work? Includes unlocking blocks and sending payments to miners on the pool.
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Share difficulty and hashrate

Can anybody explain relations or formulas between share difficulty, target and hashrate? Thank you.
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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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GTX 1070 Hashrate dropped from 30.8 to 28.3. Settings not changed

I was running at an overclock of +600 on the memory clock and was getting about 30.8 for my hashrate. I tried overclocking to +700 but it didn't seem stable as I got some minor artifacting after about ...
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Ethereum Mining Hashrates fluctuate wildly

Hi, I've just set up a new rig and I'm having very variable hash rates, which I don't think are normal? System: * GIGABYTE GA-B250M-DS3H Motherboard * DUAL Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 6GB x2 Running ...
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Mining Nanopool almost without shares?

I'm using nanopool to mine ethereum classic, but Nanopool tells me that my device is offline because it doesn't get any shares This is my account : https://etc.nanopool.org/account/...
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Can I mine without synchronizing the blockchain by using a mining pool?

Since I'm not able to complete the blockchain synchronization, can I just mine using a pool? And if it's possible, how do I retrieve the coins? P.S. I made an offline wallet with a Rpi, given that I ...
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How to build a mining pool on private chain?

I have built up a private chain between by computers. And now I want to make one of these computers as a mining pool in this private chain. could you please tell me how to achieve this function?
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Ethereum Mining on Multiple PCs?

What would be the safest way to combine my mining efforts across approximately 30 machines? Should I... Have a separate accounts/wallet on each and consolidate my results frequently via script? Use ...