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DAG or pools issues?

Good day everyone. I facing a problem with Bminer. I have been working with it it's been a year and 1/2 now. Before yesterday it started showing as you can see on the screen with an error 3. I don't ...
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Issue trying to mine solo with Geth and ethminer

I am trying to use ethminer in combination with Geth to solo mine with GPU, but ethminer fails to get work. Here is how I do. Geth is running in full sync mode and seems to be properly synchronized ...
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Mining for local Parity node

I run a private local Parity node that uses the Ethash engine. How do I use a miner with it? I tried ethminer like suggested in the wiki (https://wiki.parity.io/Mining), but executing ethminer -G ...
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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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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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Manually calculating ethereum mining profitability. I have the formula, but how to get the data?

I have the following formula which can be used to estimate someones mining profits for ethereum: (UserHashMh * 1e6 / ((difficultyTH / BlockTimeSec)*1000*1e9))*((60/ BlockTimeSec)*BlockReward)*(60*24*...
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Does running Ethereum Wallet support the network?

If I keep the Ethereum Wallet open, am I helping the network? Am I mining?
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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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Am I currently mining? [duplicate]

I started mining on a regular laptop to understand a few things, before I move on to a more serious machine. I followed the instructions as shown here: How to Mine Ether and use Ethereum on Windows? ...
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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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Simple clock sync to avoid time drift. [closed]

What is a simple utility or command line function I can add to a batch file or run independently to automatically update the computer's clock with a NIST time server? Ideally I'd love a utility or ...
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Understanding geth output [duplicate]

Im trying to mine ETH on AWS for learning pourpouses folowwing this tutorial After I ran these comands to install geth: sudo apt-get install software-properties-common sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:...
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what will happen to ethereum mining after next fork [duplicate]

I would like to ask what will be the future of GPU mining after the next fork and change to be Prove to Stake
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What happens if the electricity/internet is cut off while I'm mining? [duplicate]

I live in an area where power-cuts or internet disconnections of ~5 minutes duration are common every couple of week or so. I'm planning to get a 6 GPU (RX470) mining rig for ethereum. If the ...
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What is the Relation between “Ether” and “ETH”? (or: What to do with farmed “ether”?)

Over the weekend i let my gaming PC running with "ethminer" all the time using my GPU. When i checked my ballance on sunday evening using geth it showed me "85 ether": $ geth attach > web3....
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How to tell ethminer the specific account/address where Ether should be put in?

On the farming machine i have two accounts: > geth account list 0x.......1 0x.......2 i've started ethminer with ethminer -G and the Ether lands in the first account. But i want it being ...
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10 Ether within 50 minutes

I'm new to Ethereum. I started learning like a few days ago, so this might be a very stupid question! I started mining with my gaming pc. It has a hashrate of 25 MH/s. I started mining with a ...
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Is it possible to stop-start mining when going solo? [duplicate]

When solo mining, can I stop and start ethminer once in a while (a few mins gap) or will this reduce the likelihood of finding a block significantly (i.e. starting all over again)?
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Is it worth to solo with 1Gh?

I've just completed my first Gh and i'm really thinking to solo mine, is it worth? what's the variance? i know it can be shorter or longer to find a block, but what's the medium variance? I'm ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 building from source problem with CMake & Cuda K80

So I'm trying to get the K80 to work on Ubuntu 14.04 with Cuda instead of the OpenCL buy using https://github.com/Genoil/cpp-ethereum miner. I have followed the instructions for Ubuntu 14.04 and Cuda, ...
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Is geth --rpc --support-dao-fork still valid

I have the blockchain synced, and then tried to run geth --rpc --support-dao-fork. I got a message saying that --support-dao-fork is unsupported command. So I have run geth --rpc --syncmode "fast" --...
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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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How can i tell if geth is done running?

Well i am new trying to mine and i did the "C:>geth --rpc" and its still going how will i know when its done? i did all the steps leading to this but my pc just keeps running the INFO [05-18|23:32:...
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Calculate Mining Time of a Block for a Given Hash Rate

In my laptop i've a graphic card that has more or less 10Mh/s rate for ethereum (Nvidia Geforce GTX 950M) From the following link i've found a formula that gives me a 1.57 day for find a block. The ...
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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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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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Comprehensive guide to mining testnet ether

So my usual faucet, Zerogox, is currently down. I'm writing documentation on a projet that needs a LOT of testing, and I can't possibly write something like "to start and get some testnet ether, go ...
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Does my mining situation sound normal?

I've tried overnight mining and have had no luck. I first created an account using geth account new. Then I use geth --rpc to stay in sync with the blockchain and ethereum -G to start the minining ...
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Can you solo mine directly to an address you don't have the private key for?

Is it possible to solo mine directly to an address you don't have the private key for. I would like to directly mine into my exchange address. Thank you
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Solo Vs Pool Mining With A GPU

Currently I'm using 1 r9 380 card with 20 MH. I've only been mining for 3 days straight (72hours). I used the Mining Calculators from Etherscan and Cryptocompare. While these sites calculate it will ...
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How do I determine if mining Ether is going to be a viable (profitable) endeavor? [duplicate]

I'm new to Ethereum and mining. I would like to start mining for Ether and have been following threads and articles on the AMD 290's GPU capabilities and would probably want to lean towards this ...
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Will I lose all mining time if I restart my miner?

An example about solo mining with my own pool: When I stop the miner after about 3 days and start it again, is the mining time lost to find a block?