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What is PoWhash?

PoWhash is the proof-of-work hash. As you have assumed, you can see in the following ethminer log of a successfully mined block that the PoWhash string matches the first 7 characters of the Header-...
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Does ethereum support merged mining?

You can mine ether and decred but it is not merge mining but dual mining. It is not the same performance as solo mining but it seems interesting. You could find many information on the subject: https:/...
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How do nodes detect the duplicate transactions when Malicious/Misbehaving miner reintroduce old transactions in new blocks

Each account has a number known as the nonce. It starts at zero, and after every processed transaction, it is incremented. Each transaction also has a nonce. For a transaction to be processed, the ...
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Should ethminer continue mining the same PoWhash even after a solution is found?

The PowHash is the target block header hash. If you find it, you just solved a block. A solution found, however, is not a new block but simply a share submitted to a mining pool. Thus, the PowHash ...
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Does ASIC miner works in ETH and ETC

In order to determine if mining will be profitable for you or not, you should use a mining calculator. (You can just search for 'mining calculator' online.) The reason why is that profit will depend ...
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How is the POW hash calculated?

The main Hashimoto mining loop is defined in the following Python pseudo-code (found here): def mine(full_size, dataset, header, difficulty): # zero-pad target to compare with hash on the same ...
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Does ASIC miner works in ETH and ETC

Ethereum's Proof-of-Work mining algorithm is designed to be ASIC-resistant. Basically this means that using an ASIC should not be beneficial enough to warrant the high cost of ASICs. Yes, an ASIC ...
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How to get the POW-Hash of a specific block?

On the go-ethereum source code, you can see that the pow-hash is the hash of the block header // SealHash returns the hash of a block prior to it being sealed. func (ethash *Ethash) SealHash(header *...
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