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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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How do I find the fees and payout info for mining pools? [closed]

I would like to start mining Etherium. But I just realized that it would probably take me years to find anything with my low hashing power. So I would like to join a pool. Most pools only seem to do ...
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ETH mining using Antminer S9 13 TH/s

I am planning to buy Antminer S9 13 for ETH mining. This mining machine produces the hash rate of 13 TH/s. Which is incredible. Some questions are raising in my mind. 1) According to cost and profit ...
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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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ethminer fails to allocate DAG buffer -only- when connecting to a pool

When I run ethminer -G it starts the miner as expected. It takes around 60 seconds to allocate the DAG, and then it starts pumping out hashes on the GPU (at a dismal 1MH/s but that's besides the point....
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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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how does a smart pool identifies the valid block in ethereum

I have been reading this paper https://eprint.iacr.org/2017/019.pdf. To my understanding, the miners send the shares in batches and later the smart pool verifies the shares with sampling with ...
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Byzantium related homework required for pool operators and developers

Is there a summary of what code and/or configuration changes need to be implemented by mining pools and associated code to properly support the upcoming hard-fork? Do packages like ethash need to be ...
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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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How to combine 2 rigs in single share with claymore?

I have 2 rigs 6 X RX570. Currently each generating 140 Mhs/s. But if I mine same in both rigs for Ethermine.org pool status showing for only for one rig hashrate (140 Mh/s) not combining both. I would ...
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Explanation on why I need an address, a pool and a wallet

I am very new to this world so this is a very newby question but as much as I have searched there don't seem to be any newbie getting started guide that spells this stuff out. I am trying to setup my ...
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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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Ethereum mining but not receiving rewards

I have been mining using NiceHash for a while now and decided I want to mine ethereum into my own wallet so I dont need to wait for the payout threshold. I copied the claymore miner out of nicehash ...
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If mining in a pool with claymore miner, can I turn off the miner and give my computer a break?

If I close the claymore mining window while it is mining in a pool, will I lose all the shares of work attributed to me up to that point? I would like to give my computer a break for entertainment ...
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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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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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How do I create and manage my own mining pool?

I realize that there are already answers to the question, but I don't think they are detailed enough. For my use case, I have 4-5 gaming PCs, some desktop and some laptop, laying around the house. I ...
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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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Single gpu mining on ethpool.org: payback questions

It has been some 8 hours since I started mining with an RX480. Nothing fancy, just a rig used by me and not used the entire time. Its hashing power is around 24-25 Mh/s. Partially confused with the "...
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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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My first ETH mining rig RX 580 8GB [closed]

I'm building my first eth mining rig. I considered the following hardware: GPU: 6 Sapphire nitro + RX 580 8GB MOBO: MSI Z270 TOMAHAWK LGA1151/ Intel Z270/ DDR4/ 2x CrssFX S3&U3.1/ M.2 ATX PSU: 1 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Customize minimum payout on ethermine

On the homepage of eterhmine it says that one of their features is "Customizable minimum payment threshold (Standard: 1 Ether, Minimum: 0.05 Ether, Maximum: 10 Ether)" and yet everything else I'm ...
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Why does f2pool mine almost empty blocks despite large amount of pending txs with 50GWei gas price

We currently (2017-06-21) have a constant large load of pending txs (over 10k on Etherscan). Many of these transactions seem to have 50GWei gas price. Despite that, the f2pool which ethgasstation http:...
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eth :: -F and --farm always produce Invalid argument: when attempting to pool mine

How can I launch a pool mining session using the most recent cpp-ethereum? According to the ./eth --help, -F or --farm parameters are needed, but they are not recognized when used! I have a recent ...
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Invalid diff in my own pool

I am creating a pool as a pet project and using open-ethereum-pool as reference. I am working at share verification phase right now. But for some miner sends invalid shared. After viewing logs I found ...
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What happens if internet get disconnected while mining ethereum?

Does the mining process starts all over again and I loose all the work my machine has done or does it start from where it get disconnected and do I get the rewards for that?
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Mining pool 0.2 minimal payout

New miner here trying to mine Ethereum on my R9 290 tri-x with a reported hashing rate of 28 MH/s. So yesterday I was mining solo with ethminer console before I realized that you'd need months and be ...
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Noob Question About Pool Mining & Wallets

I'm sure this is a stupid question; but please be gentle, I am still learning the basics. Some Background: I have a rig I purchased from a 3rd party that mines ETH using MiningPoolHub.com. It ...
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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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MIning Reward Pool vs Solo-mining?

I am about to invest in mining big time and questions regarding mining solo. I'm building a system consisting of 10 units with 168Mh/s of processing power. Is my effort on the pool calculated all ...
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Payouts from ethermine.org rate

I relatively new to mining in general and I only want to explore what it is like to mine (I'm not really crazy on building rigs or anything but I just want to know the vast ocean of knowledge about ...
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Do mining pool or miners decide on which transaction to be included in the next block?

This question is about mining pools specifically, which is why I don't think it's a duplicate of this question. I understand that with most Bitcoin mining pools, the mining pool computes the header ...
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Mining solution found

I've just started mining with a gtx 1070, and following a guide on the web I've set everything up, using a pool (nanopool). Watching the result of the mining program I noticed alread 3 times that I ...
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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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Mining investment [closed]

I was wondering if a mining contract is a worthwhile endeavor. I hesitate to call it an "investment" as the principal, the cost of the contract, is lost at the start. Anyone have any comments or ...
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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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Top Speed of Radeon RX 480 8GB

I'm mining in ethpool with windows 7 (intel i7 @ 2.80GHz 16GB....but that doesnt really matter, right?) and a Radeon RX 480 8GB card. humming along at a steady 24.75 mh/s. haven't done a thing to the ...
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Dwindling Pool Mining Shares Ethpool

anyone notice lower share count over the last cpl days on ethpool? i'm humming along at my blazing 25 mh/s speed (lol) and have seen my share count go from ~22/hr to low teens or even ~10/hr lately. ...
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How can I verify mining progress?

Been at this for 1/2 a day now. How do I know if I'm getting anywhere? It's all very much Greek to me. Any input would be greatly appreciated. Cheers
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Mining-pool for MacOS?

I would like to use a mining-pool like nanopool, but I have a Mac - what alternatives do I have? Is my understanding right, that whenever I want to be part of a mining-pool I need a miner provided ...
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Mist wallet showing no balance but nanopool showing ether in address

How do I eventually get the ether I have just successfully been mining or paid for by nanopool into a wallet that I can sell for USD? I wish to know why my mist wallet still contains a balance of 0.00 ...
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Invalid shares? using Dualminer through Nanopool

So, i have just started using Dual Miner V8.0 and i have been in email contact with nanopool support and it seems i am mining alot of invalid shares. In my code i am not seeing any notification for an ...
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If we are running a private chain with multiple nodes, as a connected node still do I need to start mining?

I have a Private Ethereum Network. As a node I connected to the network as a peer. When I submit a transaction from my node, it won't fall into mining pool, in case I start mining on my node. When I ...
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distributed mining in ethereum. is it possible?

is there a way to run mining on different nodes for the same network? say I have a network of 3 nodes and i want that three should run miner.start
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What is ethash shared mode?

I red over ethash source code and saw this code: func CreatePoW(config *Config) (pow.PoW, error) { switch { case config.PowFake: glog.V(logger.Info).Infof("ethash used in fake mode") ...
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