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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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Did f2pool manipulate transactions during the Status ICO?

Blocks such as this one and this one appear to show preferential treatment being given to f2pool transactions in blocks mined by f2pool during the beginning of the Status ICO (at block height 3903900)....
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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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Mining UBIQ and DBIX using open-ethereum-pool

Open-Ethereum-Pool is configured to mine Ethereum; how do I configure it to mine UBIQ (which uses ethash) and DBIX coins? Thanks for answers
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ethereum pool - It seems your ethminer does NOT have function called eth_submithashrate

I'm currently using geth and ethminer to mine, and I just got latest version of ethminer (I think). I'm trying to mine on pool Ethereumpool, using these instructions. So my command is ethminer -G -F ...
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Mining own Pool - Error reading from socket

When I will mine on own pool, I get this Error. First, my Claymore says 5-15 Shared found, like spamming this and than claymore says gpu 0 failed The Server says that: Error reading from socket: ...
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ETH vs ETC on Dwarfpool and Poloniex?

Noob miner here, Does anyone mining on Dwarfpool know if they have updated to the forked code (ETH), or are we still mining Ethereum classic (ETC)? I currently use Poloniex as my intermediary wallet ...
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Transactions not being mined on Quorum QBFT Chain

I am deploying the smart contract on Quorum QBFT Chain using Nethereum with running 5 Nodes,but transaction being not mined yet stucking in mining. Please check and help me on it ... I am adding my ...
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Why does ASIC-resistance in PoW decrease miner concentration

I seem to read this argument all the time - for example here or here - that GPUs are more general interest, so consumers are more likely to have them, and so, because there's one less filter ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Questions about geth for mining pool

I have a few questions to ask about setting up a mining pool 1) Will there be an issue if I set up two geth instances with the same coin base? Here it is not about private nodes, I am trying to do a ...
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Claymore hashrate always drops after socket closed; only driver re-install will recover

The prototype rig 2 x RX470 8GB Mining Edition GPUs (on Samsung mem) on latest Blockchain AMD drivers, flashed BIOS, etc. The Claymore .bat file timeout /t 15 setx GPU_FORCE_64BIT_PTR 0 setx ...
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Unable to process payouts: Invalid address length, expected 40 got 1 bytes

I installed open ethereum pool for mining Musicon, now pool found 3 blocks, but cant sent payments. Getting error: Unable to process payouts: Invalid address length, expected 40 got 1 bytes
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Add Miners in open-ethereum-pool

I am using open-ethereum-pool for creating the ethereum mining pool over an private ethereum network . but it always give me no. of miners in pool are 0 . How do i add miners in the pool , I do not ...
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Does the Poloniex minimum deposit amount apply to mining rewards?

I am setting up my mining pool and need to set a payment threshold. The minimum deposit for ETH on Poloniex is 1 ETH. Does this apply to mining rewards? Say (hypothetically) I set my threshold to ...
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Issue "grabbing DAG" for ethminer (but not for expanse)

I installed Geth, and successfully synced the blockchain. However, regardless of whether I use Ethminer, Ethminer with Stratum Proxy, or qtMiner; I always get the same error. It doesn't really throw ...
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Ethereum miner don't start

I want to try to mine ethereum. Its only a Test if it's working. I am new to Ethereum. I am only mining Bitcoin. So I installed the ethereum miner. And want to mine in the f2pool. In the help "...
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Transactions not syncing among nodes in private network when volume is high

I have 3 nodes are all of them are mining. I called sendTransaction 150k times at a time on node 1. In the txpool of node 1 I see all 150k in pending but in node 2 and node 3 I can see only 50-100 ...
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Pool worker to miner mapping

On mining pools like Suprnova, one connects to a worker they create, with a username and password. What I'm wondering is, if you're running a miner should you create a different worker for every ...
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Strange revenue from Ethermine

I noticed that ethermine revenues change with eth's price. I expected that revenue were to chage with difficulty's increase, what wrong? It's normal?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Cant see mining reuslt on ethermine

I've been trying different kinds of mining. I've tried to mine on windows using Claymore which, as I understand, uses a mining pool. After running for 1 hour, I can go to https://ethermine.org/miners/&...
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What ports do I need to open when setting up a mining pool

I am setting up a pool as a VM on my home computer using the instructions provided by https://github.com/sammy007/open-ethereum-pool/ I have followed the instructions and managed to get a test miner ...
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When trying to connect to a pool it says ethminer.exe is written wrong or wasn't found

So I started 2 days ago with farming eth and I wanted to join a pool. So I searched up a good pool, for me I chose Nanopool and looked at the tutorials on how to connect. They say type this into your ...
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Pending Balance Doesn't Payout to Miner

I was mining on my own pool with open-ethereum-pool. Now I had mined and I have Pending Balance on my account there. How can I payout it? When I make ./build/bin/open-ethereum-pool payout.json which ...
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