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Title: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 07, 2013, 08:56:34 PM
Presenting GUIMiner-scrypt, a shoddily programmed fork of GUIMiner!

http://oi46.tinypic.com/21dfq0k.jpg

The program is a frontend for reaper and cgminer and is intended to simplify things for new miners and remove yet another barrier to entry for scrypt/litecoin mining.

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Supports scrypt mining (Litecoin, Dogecoin, etc) and scrypt-n mining (Vertcoin, etc)

DOWNLOAD (https://mega.co.nz/#!F0NE3STT!732Eqm9Y_3fb5vKs5PbLM1KBXHEI17t8sdMZdKn3LDk) (win32 binaries for Vista/7/8 v0.05)
DOWNLOAD (Mirror) (http://mc2.xwebnetwork.com/storage/guiminer-scrypt_win32_binaries_v0.05.zip)

To upgrade from old versions, delete the entire contents of your old folder (settings are saved elsewhere) and replace them with the new zip file contents.

Source on Github: https://github.com/theRealTacoTime/poclbm

Please ensure you have the following dependencies installed
• AMD APP SDK: http://developer.amd.com/tools/hc/AMDAPPSDK/downloads/Pages/default.aspx
• Latest AMD drivers: http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/Pages/index.aspx
or
Known working for all cards AMD driver (12.8):
12.8 32-bit (http://downloads.guru3d.com/download.php?det=2958)
12.8 64-bit (http://www.guru3d.com/files_details/amd_catalyst_12_8_whql_64_bit.html)
AVOID 12.10 DRIVERS, THEY SEEM TO BREAK LITECOIN PERFORMANCE. 13.X SEEM TO BE OKAY.

Code:
3-13-14: alpha version 0.05 is released.
FEATURE: vertminer 0.5.2 added along with vertminer settings
FEATURE: cudaminer stratum support added with latest version of cudaminer

12-25-13: updated GPU settings, cgminer version, and cudaminer version.  merry christmas!

5-7-13: alpha version 0.04 is released.
FEATURE: cudaminer added, although the program will not show valid hash rates.
FEATURE: Latest version of cgminer added.
FEATURE: Batch files for both cudaminer and cgminer are now created in their respective subdirectories, in case you still want to be able to see the exact console output.
BUGFIX: Users with spaces in the Windows usernames are now able to use the program.
BUGFIX: Correct settings for low usage in 7xxx series added.

3-19-13: alpha version 0.03 is released.
FEATURE: Tooltips added to explain parameters for scrypt kernel.
FEATURE: cgminer 2.11.3 added with env. var. settings to allow for high (>8192) thread concurrencies.
BUGFIX: cgminer now displays hash rates more quickly.
BUGFIX: cgminer now sets the GPU platform correctly.

3-10-13: alpha version 0.02 is released.
BUGFIX: Number of total hashes per second now displays correctly.
BUGFIX: Bug that caused only one reaper miner tab to function when multiple were present fixed.

3-9-13: alpha version 0.01 is released.

FAQ
Q: How do I use the stratum proxy?
A: Enter the host and the stratum port and click start.  It should announce that the proxy is connected.  Then, point your miners at host: localhost, port: 8332.  Run your miners as normal; you should see shares/hash rates reported.
Also note that cgminer has its own stratum support built in.  To use that instead, select "Yes" for Use stratum in the miner tab and point the miner directly at the stratum port of your pool.  If you still want to use the stratum proxy with cgminer, you must select "No" for this option.

Q: How do I update cgminer to the latest version?
A: Download cgminer and dump the contents into the /cgminer/ folder, replacing the old version of cgminer.

Q: Why are my speeds not close to those reported in the original FAQ?
A: In addition to tuning the parameters of the program, you will need to tune the GPU core speed and memory.  For 5xxx/6xxx cards a good ratio is 0.70 - 0.80 core / memory clock speeds.  For 7xxx cards, ratios are best under 0.68, with the 7970 preferring ratios at or under even 0.57 in reaper.
To find your memory speed from the core speed, simply divide by the ratio, e.g. 900 MHz core / 0.68 = 1325 MHz RAM.

Q: Shares reported by the stratum proxy are not the same as shares reported by the card.  Why is this?
A: It is a bug to be fixed in a later update.

Q: I hit the start button with cgminer for the first time and nothing happened!
A: Wait for 2-3 minutes and see if mining begins.  The reason is that cgminer needs to build the kernel to run.  If nothing still happens, post in this thread as it may be a bug.

Q: I'm getting lots of stales with cgminer and high thread concurrencies; why is this?
A: The current cgminer kernel seems to have trouble with high thread concurrencies.  If it throws lots of reject shares that come up at the pool as invalid, try switching to reaper.

Q: I'm using an nVidia card and it doesn't work, why is this?
A: You need to install the CUDA toolkit (https://developer.nvidia.com/cuda-downloads) for the kernel to compile.

Q: My miner windows doesn't appear onscreen!
A: Delete C:\Users\You\AppData\Roaming\poclbm\poclbm-scrypt.ini.

Q: Why does my cudaminer miner tab hang on "Connecting"?
A: Because python's subprocess can not see cudaminer's output no matter what I tweak on it.  If the author of cudaminer releases a new version in the future that has stdout streams compatible with python 2.7, I will fix this.  In the meantime, if you navigate to the "/cudaminer/" directory, you'll see that a batch file is added after you press start that you can check your performance from.

Q: Something is wrong and cgminer isn't giving me helpful output to GUIminer-scrypt.  What do I do?
A: For more verbose output, run the batch file ("your-miner-name.bat") in the /cgminer/ directory.  This is generated whenever you hit the "Start" button and will show the cgminer console so you can better troubleshoot your problem.

Q: How do I setup a backup pool?
A: Add a second pool with "-o stratum+tcp://yourpool.com:3333 -u user -p pass" in extra flags.  You can add as many as you like in this fashion.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: kokojie on March 07, 2013, 09:01:40 PM
NICE!!! I love guiminer


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: modcom on March 09, 2013, 12:27:46 PM
Just sent you 50 LTC.

It looks great!!!


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Balthazar on March 09, 2013, 12:37:30 PM
Is there stratum support for reaper? Through proxy, I mean.  ::)


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 09, 2013, 03:12:18 PM
I will add a tab to configure and run your mining proxy.

Wx is a nightmare to work with, I wish I knew why qt or vs wasn't used.  Expect the alpha to at least be a little buggy.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 09, 2013, 03:15:08 PM
Just sent you 50 LTC.

It looks great!!!

Thanks!!


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: efx on March 09, 2013, 04:34:45 PM
Someone was just asking for this.

Thanks!


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: PsychoticBoy on March 09, 2013, 04:39:12 PM
How much "Donations" do you need to finish this project and in what time range?

I will donate ;)


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 09, 2013, 05:07:11 PM
Whatever you can afford, I'm trying to get a working version out today but I'll warn you that it's error checking free at this point


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: PsychoticBoy on March 09, 2013, 05:30:18 PM
Just send you a little donation, keep up the good work!


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 09, 2013, 11:07:59 PM
Thanks!

Update for today, reaper and cgminer work.
todo: make mining proxy work (easy), install defaults for every card


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: davebodger on March 09, 2013, 11:57:58 PM
Just what I was looking for - there will be a few LTC heading your way shortly.



Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Balthazar on March 09, 2013, 11:58:20 PM
Interestingly that I worked on the project, which called as "pocllm".  :D It was the poclbm fork for scrypt, but I stopped working with it after ckolivas released cgminer with scrypt support. ::)


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 10, 2013, 12:04:18 AM
Just need to code the part for the mining proxy now.  Gonna take a break, need food.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 10, 2013, 01:46:54 AM
Binaries here: http://www.multiupload.nl/N9GZPJL33S

Uploading the source now to https://github.com/theRealTacoTime/poclbm in just a second

Please let me know if there are any bugs or other weird things going on

It won't work on Unix without some modifications, but it should be okay on windows


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 10, 2013, 06:09:35 AM
Okay, there are some bugs after playing with it for a while

1) Sometimes hash rate is off by 1 kh/s, I know what the problem is and will fix it in a future update.
2) The mining proxy reports more accepts but less rejects than the miners, I will have to figure out better regex matches for it later.
3) There was a bug that made new reaper instances fail that was hard to reproduce -- deleting all reaper folders except "./reaper/" fixed this.
4) The default port is for stratum, however the stratum proxy accepts connections on 8332.  I will make an FAQ later and put in how to use the stratum mining proxy, since it probably seems a little mysterious.
5) I need to figure out how to clean up the console for the mining_proxy.
6) Not a bug, but I want to add a stale percent column eventually.

I will probably support this for about 3 months and then leave it to the internet to take care of, hopefully by then any major bugs will be worked out. :)


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Bemtje on March 10, 2013, 06:18:24 AM
The hashing speeds don't get updated nearly as often as the regular GUIminer. Is this something that can be fixed? It would sure make it easier to tweak/tune.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 10, 2013, 06:23:00 AM
The hashing speeds don't get updated nearly as often as the regular GUIminer. Is this something that can be fixed? It would sure make it easier to tweak/tune.

I can easily adjust this for cgminer in the future, but not reaper (which is generally slow in reporting to stdout).  I think I tuned the refresh rate down to 5s from the stock 1s when I was debugging it, that's probably why it seems slower.  I will correct that in the next update.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 10, 2013, 03:20:12 PM
Added FAQ


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: thepwnorbpwnd on March 10, 2013, 03:23:59 PM
Nice, was waiting for this. Now litecoin will really take off.

http://d22zlbw5ff7yk5.cloudfront.net/images/cm-36243-050bffabb05dbf.gif


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: freeworm on March 10, 2013, 08:25:01 PM
finally we have a nice GUI miner


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: achillez on March 10, 2013, 08:25:23 PM
Most of the downloads @ multiupload.nl are not working for the windows binary. Do you have another link?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 10, 2013, 08:36:05 PM
Added a mega mirror on the front page  ;D


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: PsychoticBoy on March 10, 2013, 10:12:55 PM
Works like a charm, good job TacoTime.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: modcom on March 11, 2013, 12:39:27 AM
I am getting better hash rates from your configurations then I ever did on my own, excellent work!!!


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 11, 2013, 01:30:03 AM
is coinotron stratum supported?

Yes, the stratum pool is
host: coinotron.com
port: 3334


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: serraz on March 11, 2013, 01:54:30 AM
Really cool man. This has been wanted / needed for a long time. Perfect for those people who have trouble getting their heads around the config files.

Great work


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: meebs on March 11, 2013, 02:30:26 AM
A lot of the time I can get my "tahiti 1-0" to run fine.. but then when creating a second worker for "tahiti 1-1", exact same settings.. it won't start. As in.. clicking "start" literally does nothing. Like the button is broken...

*shrugs*

That said.. this is a GREAT start so far.

I REALLY recommend that you mention the "point miners to localhost:8332" in the stratum proxy worker page. It is NOT obvious at all how it should be correctly set up and it greatly confused me until i reread the first post of the thread.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 11, 2013, 02:56:20 AM
A lot of the time I can get my "tahiti 1-0" to run fine.. but then when creating a second worker for "tahiti 1-1", exact same settings.. it won't start. As in.. clicking "start" literally does nothing. Like the button is broken...

*shrugs*

That said.. this is a GREAT start so far.

I REALLY recommend that you mention the "point miners to localhost:8332" in the stratum proxy worker page. It is NOT obvious at all how it should be correctly set up and it greatly confused me until i reread the first post of the thread.

What miner?  Usually the program does nothing like that if the miner for some reason throws an error.  If you could dump the error from the miner here by dumping what goes out to the console, that'd be super helpful (the console logs all errors usually).  To see the console, select View --> Show console.

The other thing is that if it's a reaper instance, you can check the files that the GUI creates for the miner instance by opening the guiminer folder, and looking for a folder called "reaper-yourminername".  Within that folder should be reaper.exe and a bunch of other files.  A dump of the contents of reaper.conf and litecoin.conf might be possible; if those are the only two files in the folder, something has gone wrong.

Additionally, if you find a reaper folder within any folder other than the guiminer folder (eg /reaper/reaper-yourminername/) something has gone wrong.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 11, 2013, 03:03:28 AM
Okay, I can duplicate the problem, it looks like it's writing the executable files to the wrong folder!  I will fix this right now.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 11, 2013, 03:52:14 AM
Bug fixed, should be able to make multiple functional reaper tabs now.

To upgrade, delete the entire contents of your old folder (settings are saved elsewhere) and replace them with the new zip file contents.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 11, 2013, 01:36:16 PM
The high usage is normal, but the low khs is not at high intensity. What do you get at intensity 18, ansd what are your card clocks?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 11, 2013, 03:39:32 PM
Oh, my memclock was at 600Mhz because I was used to mine BTC. Maybe it was that: boosted it up to 1300 and it goes up to 200Khash at 18 intensity. GPU clock is 880Mhz.
I won't go higher than 12 though because even at 14 it almost freezes my screen. D:
Thanks. :P

200 KH/s out of a 7770 is normal :)

Just a reminder that if you like the guiminer, please send a donation!  It took about 14 hours of coding so far (partially because I'm not the greatest programmer)


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: PsychoticBoy on March 11, 2013, 05:00:26 PM
Works really great.

Question, the default setting, is it mining with reaper or cgminer?

Thanks


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 11, 2013, 05:15:37 PM
Works really great.

Question, the default setting, is it mining with reaper or cgminer?

Thanks

Default should be cgminer (thought I'd fixed the bug where it disappears, I'll have to look at it later tonight)
You can tell if it's cgminer if it has the "extra flags" and "use stratum" option


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: matauc12 on March 11, 2013, 05:26:43 PM
cgminer doesnt work for me, in the console display it just says "started" and never goes beyond that. its a 7870 and using your settings (7870(cgminer)) to make sure. Dont know what it could be.

Something I cant seem to find is default lookup, and an option for it would be neat too.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 11, 2013, 06:30:30 PM
cgminer doesnt work for me, in the console display it just says "started" and never goes beyond that. its a 7870 and using your settings (7870(cgminer)) to make sure. Dont know what it could be.

Something I cant seem to find is default lookup, and an option for it would be neat too.

1) If it says started (the button changes to "Stop" after pressing "Start"), it means it successfully sent the command to the shell to run the program and the program was found.  Two possible issues,
i. cgminer was started but was not allowed to complete kernel building.  cgminer typically takes 1-2 minutes to complete the writing of the GPU kernel.
ii. cgminer was issued incorrect arguments and has hung.

i. can be resolved by waiting, ii. can be resolved by determining the output command, seeing where it was in err, and then correcting that in the configuration/program.  In the future I will be sure to include the command used to run cgminer in the console.

Let me know if waiting will allow the miner to begin.  If the button stays "Start" after pressing it, then the program can not find the correct path for cgminer (should be /your-guiminer-folder/cgminer/).

2) If you mean the default lookup_gap value, 2 is always used.  Because options of 1 or more than 2 for lookup_gap slow down performance with AMD cards, this was not included.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: 420 on March 11, 2013, 07:00:32 PM
GUIMINER SCRYPT GOOD JOB!

more donation for you  8)


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 11, 2013, 07:07:59 PM
GUIMINER SCRYPT GOOD JOB!

more donation for you  8)

Thank you!  ;D

If anyone spots anymore bugs please let me know sooner than later and I'll try to fix them all by the end of this week


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: 420 on March 11, 2013, 07:09:34 PM
GUIMINER SCRYPT GOOD JOB!

more donation for you  8)

Thank you!  ;D

If anyone spots anymore bugs please let me know sooner than later and I'll try to fix them all by the end of this week

did I leave my post about cgminer mining on my nvidia even though I selected the 1-0 cayman for my 6950?

cklovias or whatever gave me the correct flag to put to fix: --gpu-platform 1


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 11, 2013, 07:27:24 PM
No

I'll check after and make sure that the platform is in the flags, I'd thought it was but maybe I'd made a mistake


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: 420 on March 11, 2013, 07:31:37 PM
No

I'll check after and make sure that the platform is in the flags, I'd thought it was but maybe I'd made a mistake

it was this thread here:
https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=151636.0


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 11, 2013, 08:33:49 PM
it was this thread here:
https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=151636.0

Okay, I see the problem now.

Code:
       # Command line arguments for cgminer here:
        # -u <username>
        # -p <password>
        # -o <http://server.ip:port>
        # -d <device appear in pyopencl>
        # -l <log message period in second>
        # -T <disable curses interface and output to console (stdout)>
        cmd = "%s --scrypt -u %s -p %s -o %s%s:%s -d %s --thread-concurrency %s -w %s -v %s -I %s -g %s -l 5 -T %s" % (
            path,
            self.txt_username.GetValue(),
            self.txt_pass.GetValue(),
            http_header,
            self.host_without_http_prefix,
            self.txt_port.GetValue(),
            self.device_index,
            self.txt_thrcon.GetValue(),
            self.txt_worksize.GetValue(),
            self.txt_vectors.GetValue(),
            self.txt_intensity.GetValue(),
            self.txt_gputhreads.GetValue(),
            self.txt_flags.GetValue())
        return cmd, os.path.dirname(path)

If you look in the above code, it selects for -d (device) # but not --gpu-platform #.  To fix this, I just need to add the --gpu-platform platform flag, since the GUIminer code already gets this information as self.platform_index.  I will update this in version 0.03 so you don't need to put the flag in any more.  This is apparently a bug carried over from the original GUIminer.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 11, 2013, 08:39:57 PM
Works really great.

Question, the default setting, is it mining with reaper or cgminer?

Thanks

Think I have this bug figured out too;
Code:
external_path_ref = (data.get('external_path') or _('CGMINER'))
...
self.txt_external.SetValue(external_path_ref)

This sets the configurable external path self.txt_external (hidden in my implementation) but not the actual value that determines which miner it is, the self.external_path variable to CGMINER when no other value is given (eg when starting for the first time).  I need to change self.external_path here too, so that the miner knows what miner it is before you hit the start button.  When you restart the miner, it should show up as cgminer (probably why I never caught this bug, haven't deleted my settings .ini file in a while).


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: meebs on March 11, 2013, 09:03:38 PM
A lot of the time I can get my "tahiti 1-0" to run fine.. but then when creating a second worker for "tahiti 1-1", exact same settings.. it won't start. As in.. clicking "start" literally does nothing. Like the button is broken...

*shrugs*

That said.. this is a GREAT start so far.

I REALLY recommend that you mention the "point miners to localhost:8332" in the stratum proxy worker page. It is NOT obvious at all how it should be correctly set up and it greatly confused me until i reread the first post of the thread.

What miner?  Usually the program does nothing like that if the miner for some reason throws an error.  If you could dump the error from the miner here by dumping what goes out to the console, that'd be super helpful (the console logs all errors usually).  To see the console, select View --> Show console.

The other thing is that if it's a reaper instance, you can check the files that the GUI creates for the miner instance by opening the guiminer folder, and looking for a folder called "reaper-yourminername".  Within that folder should be reaper.exe and a bunch of other files.  A dump of the contents of reaper.conf and litecoin.conf might be possible; if those are the only two files in the folder, something has gone wrong.

Additionally, if you find a reaper folder within any folder other than the guiminer folder (eg /reaper/reaper-yourminername/) something has gone wrong.

Yup, it was reaper. I will download the newest version and try again.




Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 11, 2013, 11:48:54 PM
Yup, it was reaper. I will download the newest version and try again.

Cool, let me know if it works okay now.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: FreedomCoin on March 12, 2013, 02:47:59 AM
what would the parameters be for CPU mining? i7 specifically...


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 12, 2013, 03:54:17 AM
what would the parameters be for CPU mining? i7 specifically...
Use this miner, as I haven't implemented it for CPUs (yet) https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=62414.0


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: CryptoJunky on March 12, 2013, 02:27:02 PM
Nice work TacoTime. I just put together a tutorial on Litecoin mining for beginners using it. After testing it out I'm pretty surprised at how well it work. The default settings with my 7970 worked out pretty well too. Not quite the 1 mh/s to 1 kh/s ratio but getting closer. It's faster than I've gotten playing around with Reaper and CGminer in the past. Thanks!

http://cryptojunky.com/blog/2013/03/12/absolute-beginners-guide-to-litecoin-mining/


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: mantel on March 12, 2013, 04:13:40 PM
Thanks for this!

I was wandering around trying to figure out how to set up a mining client and out of all the "edit litecoin.conf" and other stuff this post shone out and just let me start mining while I read up and learn about litecoin.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 12, 2013, 05:19:50 PM
If the GPU I want to use for mining is not used as first device the miner doesn't see it. In my case I want to use the integrated GPU in my I5 for desktop and mine with my Radeon 5770, but it doesn't work. With the guiminer for Bitcoins this problem doesn't occur, so I dunno if it's my fault or there is a little bug.

With cgminer or reaper?  Right now there's a bug with cgminer and you need to add the extra flag,
Code:
--gpu-platform 1

That should fix it.  Reaper seems to be unaffected because it enters the platform number.  This will be fixed in 0.03 alpha, which should come out this weekend (want to see if any other bugs come out first).


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Zedster on March 12, 2013, 05:25:29 PM
Very nice Mr. Tacotime.  I spend some time in the #litecoin channel on IRC and mining is a huge subject atm.  I already point people your AMD card post about 10 times a day now I have another one to pass on.

I personally am interested in the reasoning behind this next statement you make:

Quote
A: In addition to tuning the parameters of the program, you will need to tune the GPU core speed and memory.  For 5xxx/6xxx cards a good ratio is 0.70 - 0.80 core / memory clock speeds.  For 7xxx cards, ratios are best under 0.68, with the 7970 preferring ratios at or under even 0.57 in reaper.
To find your memory speed from the core speed, simply divide by the ratio, e.g. 900 MHz core / 0.68 = 1325 MHz RAM.

I basiclly stumbled onto this just with playing with cgminer.  I read in one post the best thing to do was to adjust mem speeds down to 300.  Well this may keep things cool but hash rates suck.  I have a couple old 5830's one with 2 pipe cooler and one with the 5 pipe cooler.  Keeping the one with the 2 pipe cooler cool is a task.  The ratios you mention here are they just from experimenting or is there definitive math proof for the numbers?




Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 12, 2013, 05:27:50 PM
I basiclly stumbled onto this just with playing with cgminer.  I read in one post the best thing to do was to adjust mem speeds down to 300.  Well this may keep things cool but hash rates suck.  I have a couple old 5830's one with 2 pipe cooler and one with the 5 pipe cooler.  Keeping the one with the 2 pipe cooler cool is a task.  The ratios you mention here are they just from experimenting or is there definitive math proof for the numbers?

For the 7770, yes
https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=117221.msg1302319#msg1302319

From what I can tell this holds true for my 7950s too, but I don't have as much quantitative data.

Someone needs to make these same curves for the 5xxx and 6xxx series too, since they use a different architecture.  It'd be nice if someone could, I've wanted to roll out a program to do this automatedly for some time but have been working or coding other things.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Zedster on March 12, 2013, 05:37:49 PM
I basiclly stumbled onto this just with playing with cgminer.  I read in one post the best thing to do was to adjust mem speeds down to 300.  Well this may keep things cool but hash rates suck.  I have a couple old 5830's one with 2 pipe cooler and one with the 5 pipe cooler.  Keeping the one with the 2 pipe cooler cool is a task.  The ratios you mention here are they just from experimenting or is there definitive math proof for the numbers?

For the 7770, yes
https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=117221.msg1302319#msg1302319

From what I can tell this holds true for my 7950s too, but I don't have as much quantitative data.

Someone needs to make these same curves for the 5xxx and 6xxx series too, since they use a different architecture.  It'd be nice if someone could, I've wanted to roll out a program to do this automatedly for some time but have been working or coding other things.

Very nice thank you sir.  I never had a need to go to page 7 of that thread so I missed that. :) 


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Turok on March 13, 2013, 01:32:34 PM
first of all, great job man!

However, I am experiencing little issues. I have 2 cards, 7970 and 7870. Any time I increase the Thread concurrency to more than 8192, the GUIminer reports an error in Win7.
I was trying to increase this attribute according to your other topic - 7970 -> 21712 and 7870 -> 15360.

Anyone experiencing the same?

edit: nevermind. found out that cgminer doesn't support such high concurrencies, so I had to use Reaper instead.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 13, 2013, 03:30:38 PM
Yeah, sorry about that.  In the next version I will add tool tips to specify what the general values should be for the different options.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: ewibit on March 14, 2013, 08:33:33 PM
is there somewhere a Linux version?
TIA


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 14, 2013, 08:39:26 PM
No; I'll try to make it portable in the future though.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: bziubek on March 16, 2013, 10:25:19 PM
I'm getting an alert "errors occured" and the program crashes right after starting.

Code:
ERROR:root:Exception:
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "guiminer.py", line 2817, in run
  File "guiminer.py", line 2194, in __init__
  File "wx\_core.pyo", line 11206, in Enable
PyAssertionError: C++ assertion "item" failed at ..\..\src\common\menucmn.cpp(841) in wxMenuBase::Enable(): wxMenu::Enable: no such item
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "guiminer.py", line 2826, in <module>
  File "guiminer.py", line 2817, in run
  File "guiminer.py", line 2194, in __init__
  File "wx\_core.pyo", line 11206, in Enable
wx._core.PyAssertionError: C++ assertion "item" failed at ..\..\src\common\menucmn.cpp(841) in wxMenuBase::Enable(): wxMenu::Enable: no such item

On Win Xp x64

Any ideas why?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 17, 2013, 05:16:28 AM
It was compiled under Win7 and doesn't seem to work on x86 or x64 windows XP because of an incompatible build of wx.  I will try to compile a version later for Windows XP.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: pentix on March 17, 2013, 12:36:52 PM
my reported hash rate slowly goes down over time until i restart it.  any idea why?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 17, 2013, 02:49:34 PM
This I have never seen. Which miner are you using and over what length of time ddoes this occur?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: cdog on March 17, 2013, 04:03:38 PM
Hey, how does this work with overclocking? Set it up via a config or use CCC/Afterburner?

Also, Im having issues connecting to a pool, I can solomine fine via localhost 9332 but when I enter my pool info it never connects.

Yet, I have no trouble connecting using the same info in cgminer...


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 17, 2013, 04:41:40 PM
Hey, how does this work with overclocking? Set it up via a config or use CCC/Afterburner?

Also, Im having issues connecting to a pool, I can solomine fine via localhost 9332 but when I enter my pool info it never connects.

Yet, I have no trouble connecting using the same info in cgminer...

Overclocking is with another program eg afterburner

Please let me know what your output is in the console when you are trying to connect to a pool with cgminer (it should show some error)


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: pentix on March 17, 2013, 06:57:53 PM
This I have never seen. Which miner are you using and over what length of time ddoes this occur?

guiminer-scrypt is useing cgminer.  not sure but like a couple hours.
i have ati 5670 redwood.  if i use these settings i get 94khash.
TC 1600,  vec 1, gpu 1, work 128, in 18


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Beta-coiner1 on March 18, 2013, 05:29:48 AM
Hey, how does this work with overclocking? Set it up via a config or use CCC/Afterburner?

Also, Im having issues connecting to a pool, I can solomine fine via localhost 9332 but when I enter my pool info it never connects.

Yet, I have no trouble connecting using the same info in cgminer...
Yeah,I'm getting these very same issues in addition to trying to hash in multiple gpus using Catalyst 11.12/AMD SDK 2.5 under XP.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 18, 2013, 05:43:08 AM
Please show a screen cap of your configurations and any console output and I'll see if I can figure out what's going on.

It'd also be helpful if you post the contents of C:\Users\you\AppData\Roaming\poclbm\poclbm_scrypt.ini


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 18, 2013, 05:46:40 AM
Yeah,I'm getting these very same issues in addition to trying to hash in multiple gpus using Catalyst 11.12/AMD SDK 2.5 under XP.

This issue is sometimes due to the wrong platform not being detected, try --gpu-platform 0 or --gpu-platform 1 in extra flags

This will be fixed in 0.03


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: pentix on March 18, 2013, 02:57:50 PM
Please show a screen cap of your configurations and any console output and I'll see if I can figure out what's going on.

It'd also be helpful if you post the contents of C:\Users\you\AppData\Roaming\poclbm\poclbm_scrypt.ini
put intensity down to 12 while i'm on.

http://i.imgur.com/evjBsXq.jpg

console
2013-03-18 07:34:54: Running command: E:\Bitcoin\guiminerLTC\cgminer\cgminer.exe --scrypt -u pentix.1 -p__
 -o stratum+tcp://coinotron.com:3334 -d 0 --thread-concurrency 1600 -w 128 -v 1 -I 12 -g 1 -l 5 -T
2013-03-18 07:34:54: Listener for "coinotron" started
2013-03-18 07:35:01: Listener for "coinotron": [2013-03-18 07:34:55] Started cgminer 2.10.5
2013-03-18 07:35:01: Listener for "coinotron": [2013-03-18 07:34:55] Probing for an alive pool
2013-03-18 07:35:01: Listener for "coinotron": [2013-03-18 07:34:56] Stratum from pool 0 detected new block
(keeps saying detected new block)

top part

http://i.imgur.com/9atjU9f.jpg

bottom part

http://i.imgur.com/a2UtMTr.jpg


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: sinistral on March 18, 2013, 06:36:39 PM
Awesome expansion to GUIMiner, tacotime (I totally want a taco now)! Thanks a lot!

I have a few questions/feature requests that I hope tacotime or someone else can help me with. I'm not very technical with mining yet and was using a 5850 gpu for about a year until I recently got a new 7970 for gaming. Just doing some on and off mining for fun, but now that BTC has some serious value I'm really looking into it!

Is there any way to have GUIMiner-scrypt start/stop on certain events? I would like to be able to to run something like a batch file command and macro it to switch over profiles for mining; full throttle at idle, moderate setting for some games, and off for gpu intensive ones. Ideally mining would be throttled by resource usage or if a an exe is loaded but I can't code so I can't tweak things. :-[

And to mine both Bitcoins and Litecoins I just need to have two cgminers open and connect to each respective pool, correct? :)


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: pentix on March 19, 2013, 11:09:12 AM
my reported hash rate slowly goes down over time until i restart it.  any idea why?

curious,  what are the normal reasons why your hash rate would go down?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 20, 2013, 05:23:21 AM
my reported hash rate slowly goes down over time until i restart it.  any idea why?

curious,  what are the normal reasons why your hash rate would go down?

I'm not totally sure.  Your configuration above looks totally normal

One thing to try is to run cgminer outside of the gui.  To do this, open the console in the guiminer and then hit start on cgminer.  if you go back to the console, you will see a command for cgminer, something like
Code:
2013-03-19 23:17:10: Running command: C:\guiminer\cgminer\cgminer.exe --scrypt -u user -p password -o stratum+tcp://ltcmine.ru:3333 --gpu-platform 1 -d 0 -w 256 -v 1 -I 14 -g 1 -l 1 -T  --thread-concurrency 16000

Go into the start menu and type "cmd", then open a command console.  Copy the command above starting with "C:\....", then right click on the command console and paste it in.  Execute the command and hit enter.  Then, let cgminer run for a while and see if you see the hash rate decreasing in the actual program.  If this is the case, it's an issue with cgminer and not with guiminer.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 20, 2013, 05:26:12 AM
Is there any way to have GUIMiner-scrypt start/stop on certain events? I would like to be able to to run something like a batch file command and macro it to switch over profiles for mining; full throttle at idle, moderate setting for some games, and off for gpu intensive ones. Ideally mining would be throttled by resource usage or if a an exe is loaded but I can't code so I can't tweak things. :-[

And to mine both Bitcoins and Litecoins I just need to have two cgminers open and connect to each respective pool, correct? :)

This feature would take a lot of time to implement and isn't in the works for now; the easiest thing would just be to stop the miner, lower the intensity, then raise it again later when you're doing something else.

To mine litecoin and bitcoin you'd need to have this guiminer and the original bitcoin guiminer open at the same time, then make a cgminer tab in both programs and run them.  I have no idea what kind of hash rates you'll get with each, though.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 20, 2013, 05:56:32 AM
Added version 0.03 alpha, which includes enabling high thread concurrency usage in cgminer :)


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: TheAce on March 20, 2013, 11:26:11 AM
Hi.. im quite new to bitcoin/litecoin mining.

i have a problem with guiminer.. i want to mine litecoins at litecoinpool.org, i set up everything, but when i choose gpu in that guiminer and press start button, i can read there ATI ADL's API is missing.  anyone knows what to do?
when i choose cpu in guiminer, i have also a problem. it looks like it is going to start.  i see there pool information and info :starting....
but this starting is there  more then hour.. i think it is not going to start.. so any idea what i can do?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 20, 2013, 03:34:26 PM
^ Sorry I haven't replied to your PM yet, have been busy

ADL is the ATI Display Library, which is used by cgminer miner to do things like set clocks and display temperatures.  If can be disabled by adding "--no-adl" to extra flags in the cgminer tab, but you should not have to disable it.  Make sure that you have both AMD Drivers and AMD APP SDK installed.

Also, guiminer-scrypt does not yet support CPU mining, this may be changed in an upcoming release.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: TheAce on March 20, 2013, 10:12:57 PM
^ Sorry I haven't replied to your PM yet, have been busy

ADL is the ATI Display Library, which is used by cgminer miner to do things like set clocks and display temperatures.  If can be disabled by adding "--no-adl" to extra flags in the cgminer tab, but you should not have to disable it.  Make sure that you have both AMD Drivers and AMD APP SDK installed.

Also, guiminer-scrypt does not yet support CPU mining, this may be changed in an upcoming release.

Ok, i understand. we are all busy  8)
I'm quite sure, that i have installed both drivers and still see this problem..
I tried to set that extra flag you mentioned and again no success. now it says : Error -1: Getting device IDs (num)
 ???


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 20, 2013, 10:19:14 PM
Hi,

If you see,
Code:
2013-03-20 16:18:21: Listener for "cgminer": [2013-03-20 16:18:18] Error -1: Getting Device IDs (num)
this is normal.  I'm not 100% sure what causes it yet, but it doesn't seem to affect mining at all.

Anyway, after this the kernel usually builds for cgminer, so wait 2-3 minutes and see if it begins mining after that.  If not, something else is wrong unrelated to the above error.

The ADL Library is here too: http://developer.amd.com/tools/graphics-development/display-library-adl-sdk/
Usually it comes with your driver, but you can try installing it as well


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: TheAce on March 20, 2013, 10:36:14 PM
ok, thanks.. i'll try and i'll see  ;)


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: TheAce on March 21, 2013, 11:56:08 AM
so here i'm still with same probelm.  :(
i waited for more then 3 minutes.. (about a hour) and still saying [2013-03-20 16:18:18] Error -1: Getting Device IDs (num)
you mentioned also this coed: 2013-03-20 16:18:21: Listener for "cgminer": .. this one i cant see there just that one above
I also wanted to install that ADL library you send me link, but after i uzip it icant find any executable file.. there is just html, wuth some documentations


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: matauc12 on March 21, 2013, 01:08:12 PM
so here i'm still with same probelm.  :(
i waited for more then 3 minutes.. (about a hour) and still saying [2013-03-20 16:18:18] Error -1: Getting Device IDs (num)
you mentioned also this coed: 2013-03-20 16:18:21: Listener for "cgminer": .. this one i cant see there just that one above
I also wanted to install that ADL library you send me link, but after i uzip it icant find any executable file.. there is just html, wuth some documentations
about adl, not an 100% sure but it should open automatically if you have catalyst, if not you direct device manager driver update to that folder.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 23, 2013, 09:46:27 PM
so here i'm still with same probelm.  :(
i waited for more then 3 minutes.. (about a hour) and still saying [2013-03-20 16:18:18] Error -1: Getting Device IDs (num)
you mentioned also this coed: 2013-03-20 16:18:21: Listener for "cgminer": .. this one i cant see there just that one above
I also wanted to install that ADL library you send me link, but after i uzip it icant find any executable file.. there is just html, wuth some documentations

Hm.  When you run guiminer-scrypt, open the console, then go back to your cgminer tab and hit start.  In the console you should see a command like:
Code:
2013-03-19 23:17:10: Running command: C:\guiminer\cgminer\cgminer.exe --scrypt -u user -p password -o stratum+tcp://ltcmine.ru:3333 --gpu-platform 1 -d 0 -w 256 -v 1 -I 14 -g 1 -l 1 -T  --thread-concurrency 16000

Go into the windows command console (start --> type in cmd --> run cmd by clicking on it) and then copy and paste all the code after "C:\" (to paste into terminal, right click and select paste).  Then at the end of the command, type "--debug" after "--thread-concurrency #####".

Hit enter and let me know what you get for the output, it sounds like a problem with cgminer.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Variant65 on March 24, 2013, 03:55:42 AM
Hi from New Zealand, happy to be aboard this exiting project after lurking for a year or so. I have finally managed to get guiminer going but am not seeing my hashrate (currently 160kh/s) registering inside Coinotron. Also I am getting only stale/invalid shares (about 1 every 2-3 seconds) on the local app, the accepted amount stays at zero. I ran it for about an hour before giving up. I am using stratum through port 3333. Any suggestions please?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 24, 2013, 04:03:23 AM
Post what your card is and your settings, sounds like thread concurrency is too low

Edit: isn't port 3334 litecoin on coinotron?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Variant65 on March 24, 2013, 04:07:16 AM
HD6870, thread concurrency 6720, also I have tried setting the core clock  down which increased the hashrate to 245k/hs I have read your core/memory thread too. thanks


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Variant65 on March 24, 2013, 04:13:11 AM
Aawesome! yes that was it, port 3334, how did I miss it. with intensity at 18 its running 300kh/s but making computer useless for anything else, will down the instensity. Very happy to be mining at last. Thanks for your extremely fast help. all the best


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: TheAce on March 24, 2013, 07:21:40 PM
so here i'm still with same probelm.  :(
i waited for more then 3 minutes.. (about a hour) and still saying [2013-03-20 16:18:18] Error -1: Getting Device IDs (num)
you mentioned also this coed: 2013-03-20 16:18:21: Listener for "cgminer": .. this one i cant see there just that one above
I also wanted to install that ADL library you send me link, but after i uzip it icant find any executable file.. there is just html, wuth some documentations

Hm.  When you run guiminer-scrypt, open the console, then go back to your cgminer tab and hit start.  In the console you should see a command like:
Code:
2013-03-19 23:17:10: Running command: C:\guiminer\cgminer\cgminer.exe --scrypt -u user -p password -o stratum+tcp://ltcmine.ru:3333 --gpu-platform 1 -d 0 -w 256 -v 1 -I 14 -g 1 -l 1 -T  --thread-concurrency 16000

Go into the windows command console (start --> type in cmd --> run cmd by clicking on it) and then copy and paste all the code after "C:\" (to paste into terminal, right click and select paste).  Then at the end of the command, type "--debug" after "--thread-concurrency #####".

Hit enter and let me know what you get for the output, it sounds like a problem with cgminer.

Hi thanks for support, i wasnt at computer over weekend, i was working too much in offline mode.. so here is what i get after i didi what you say.

http://img.pictureup.cz/24032013/28e93a615bb151e09d99a0bbedd8913bb7e2142d.png


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 24, 2013, 08:48:03 PM
Hi,

From the above the problem is with your credentials.  Do you have a registered account at ltcmine.ru and worker credentials (-u user -p password should be your username and password for worker)?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: TheAce on March 24, 2013, 11:38:12 PM
no i'm registered in www.litecoinpool.org . and my credentials i'm entering in guiminer like this

http://2i.cz/2i/i/514f9ca0/b563b0f377dfc1d2df29a316d2374644/ec70e3c91a.f.png



Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 25, 2013, 12:05:33 AM
Okay.  For some reason those are all default settings entered for user, password, host, and port.  Can you select File --> Save in guiminer and then dump the contents of C:\Users\you\AppData\Roaming\poclbm\poclbm_scrypt.ini here?  You can remove your miner passwords if they are saved there


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: TheAce on March 25, 2013, 01:38:37 AM
ok, again done what you say and here is what i see

http://2i.cz/2i/i/514fb8d4/bbec5935f8943f341497277226a24bc8/238f1c36e5.p.jpg


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: TheAce on March 25, 2013, 01:49:36 PM
hey tacotime, i'm goying to donate you some, after you help me run guiminer.
this is really great support so far.. much more than i was epecting, thanks.  ;)


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 26, 2013, 01:50:18 AM
Thank you!! :)

I can't see the output of your poclbm-scrypt.ini file above, you might want to try posting it with the
Code:
[code]
[/code] tags


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: TheAce on March 26, 2013, 11:22:03 AM
Code:
[quote author=tacotime link=topic=150331.msg1677027#msg1677027 date=1364262618]
Thank you!! :)

I can't see the output of your poclbm-scrypt.ini file above, you might want to try posting it with the [code][code]
[/code] tags
[/quote]

I'm afraid that i dont understand..  where i have ti put that [/code]?
Imagine that im really not so technical, so i need to know exact steps  ::)


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 26, 2013, 05:17:52 PM
Hi,

I meant to dump the contents of scrypt-poclbm.ini between a bracketed "code" and "/code" in your post (just put brackets around those), I can't see anything in the post you gave above.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: TheAce on March 27, 2013, 09:55:26 PM
Yep, hope i understand you right, here it is .

Code:
{
    "profiles": [
        {
            "username": "EsoRimr.lite",
            "vectors": "1",
            "external_path": "CGMINER",
            "intensity": "16",
            "gputhreads": "1",
            "thrcon": "8000",
            "device": 2,
            "password": "xxxx",
            "port": "8332",
            "balance_auth_token": "",
            "worksize": "256",
            "name": "Default",
            "hostname": "litecoinpool.org",
            "affinity_mask": 1,
            "flags": "--no-adl",
            "autostart": false,
            "stratum": "No"
        }
    ],
    "bitcoin_executable": "C:\\Program Files\\Bitcoin\\bitcoin-qt.exe",
    "show_console": false,
    "show_summary": false,
    "show_opencl_warning": true,
    "console_max_lines": 5000,
    "start_minimized": false,
    "blockchain_directory": "C:\\Users\\nobody\\AppData\\Roaming\\Bitcoin",
    "window_position": [
        406,
        126,
        508,
        380
    ]
}


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: GPK260 on March 28, 2013, 11:37:03 PM
Just wanted to say thanks, Great little program love it


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: TheAce on March 29, 2013, 08:53:25 AM
Hi,

I meant to dump the contents of scrypt-poclbm.ini between a bracketed "code" and "/code" in your post (just put brackets around those), I can't see anything in the post you gave above.

Hi tacotime, any new advice for me? I understand you'r bussy, but i'd like to mine litecoins, before lot of gpu miners jump into it and difficulity will grow.. So please help me run this guiminer  :-[


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 29, 2013, 03:47:11 PM
Sorry, it slipped my mind.  It's starting to look like a driver side issue.  What version of windows are you running, what AMD Driver version, and what AMD APP SDK version?  Also what card and motherboard are you running?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: TheAce on March 30, 2013, 06:00:32 PM
Sorry, it slipped my mind.  It's starting to look like a driver side issue.  What version of windows are you running, what AMD Driver version, and what AMD APP SDK version?  Also what card and motherboard are you running?

Ok, so windows are Win7 version 6.1 (compilation 7601: service pack1)
AMD driver version i found only ATI grafic driver here is picture from my catalyst http://www.2i.cz/d19f1c36e5
there you can also see that AMD APP SDK

Motherboard is asus p5q-e http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/P5QE/
And graphic card is ATI Radeon HD4800 Series


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 30, 2013, 06:21:33 PM
Your graphics driver is out of date (current version: 8.97.100.7)

Please upgrade to version 13.x: http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/windows/legacy/Pages/legacy-radeonaiw-vista64.aspx (64-bit windows)

See if this helps at all

Additionally I have no idea what the settings would be for a 4800 series card, I had a ton of trouble getting litecoin to mine quickly with a 4850.  You may want to consider upgrading to a 7950.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: TheAce on March 30, 2013, 06:23:49 PM
right now i found invoice from my computer and there i can see this fgrafic card http://www.alza.cz/gigabyte-r487d5-1gd-d106699.htm

that above ATI Radeon HD4800 Series is my computer shoving


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: TheAce on March 30, 2013, 06:25:24 PM
You may want to consider upgrading to a 7950.

yeah i want to upgrade for sure, but first i need to set up litecoin mining, to see if it all works, and i also need to get some cash for new GPU

btw i think that i have 32 bit win7


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 30, 2013, 06:25:45 PM
Okay, yeah.  Even if you do get this to work, you may only see 50 kh/s: http://forum.litecoin.net/index.php?topic=1493.0

My advice would be at this point to upgrade the card.  You can try updating the display drivers and seeing if that helps, though.

edit:
You can also try running this from cmd.exe (command console) and seeing if it works:

Code:
C:\guiminer\cgminer\cgminer.exe --scrypt -u user -p password -o stratum+tcp://ltcmine.ru:3333 --shaders 800 --worksize 256 --intensity 10 --no-adl
You will need to edit the path above to point it to the correct directory, and edit the user/pass/server info


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: TheAce on March 30, 2013, 09:19:33 PM
hmm, so i'm going to be litlle depserate again. i installed that new gpu driver and when i launch guimineg, it looks like it is starting, but then nothing happen. Guiminer is not even launched, nothing. When i set up that link and put it into command line windows imeditalely tells me that cgminer have a problem, so it needs to be turned off.   ???


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Variant65 on March 30, 2013, 10:37:52 PM
Hi again, I have upgraded to 5970 dual gpu but Gui only runs one GPU, the other is listed and I can run either one but not both at the same time. I tried making another miner to use other gpu using the identical coinotron settings but so far it hasnt worked. It seems to connect but just sits at 0. Is there something I am missing?
Thanks

EDIT: cancel that, resolved issue by creating another worker on Coinotron and using that for the second gpu


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: pekv2 on March 30, 2013, 11:00:26 PM
Q: Why are my speeds not close to those reported in the original FAQ?
A: In addition to tuning the parameters of the program, you will need to tune the GPU core speed and memory.  For 5xxx/6xxx cards a good ratio is 0.70 - 0.80 core / memory clock speeds.  For 7xxx cards, ratios are best under 0.68, with the 7970 preferring ratios at or under even 0.57 in reaper.
To find your memory speed from the core speed, simply divide by the ratio, e.g. 900 MHz core / 0.68 = 1325 MHz RAM.


I did not know this at allllllll. Wow, I was able to drop my intensity from 19 to 18, my two cores from 908 upto 932 with a memory set @ 1165.

I jumped from 386.3khash/s to a full 392.2khash/s on both my cards equaling to 784.4khash/s on two 5850's vs the original 772.6khash/s. Time to test intensity 19, ekk.

Man, Tacotime, thank you so much for this wonderful information.

But on my own tuning, i fabricated by testing a lot without math, is about what your calculations are > 908/1165=0.7793991416309013 , Ima pro tuner without math! I'm very very proud of myself right now.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: TheAce on March 31, 2013, 11:04:04 AM
hmm, so i'm going to be litlle depserate again. i installed that new gpu driver and when i launch guimineg, it looks like it is starting, but then nothing happen. Guiminer is not even launched, nothing. When i set up that link and put it into command line windows imeditalely tells me that cgminer have a problem, so it needs to be turned off.   ???

now i see that if i turn on my computer i see trhre this info : Program kdbsync.exe stoped working , system will stop this program.
you have any idea what it is?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 31, 2013, 04:39:00 PM
my reported hash rate slowly goes down over time until i restart it.  any idea why?

I can confirm this bug on Windows with cgminer 2.11.3.  I have no idea why this happens.  Was hashing at 433 KH/s last night and woke up to 399 KH/s.  Pool showed the hash rate was going down too.  Guess I'll have to switch back to reaper.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 31, 2013, 04:45:11 PM
hmm, so i'm going to be litlle depserate again. i installed that new gpu driver and when i launch guimineg, it looks like it is starting, but then nothing happen. Guiminer is not even launched, nothing. When i set up that link and put it into command line windows imeditalely tells me that cgminer have a problem, so it needs to be turned off.   ???

now i see that if i turn on my computer i see trhre this info : Program kdbsync.exe stoped working , system will stop this program.
you have any idea what it is?

I have not a clue.

The only thing left I have to recommend is maybe reinstalling windows.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: vdragon on April 02, 2013, 12:31:20 AM
my reported hash rate slowly goes down over time until i restart it.  any idea why?

I can confirm this bug on Windows with cgminer 2.11.3.  I have no idea why this happens.  Was hashing at 433 KH/s last night and woke up to 399 KH/s.  Pool showed the hash rate was going down too.  Guess I'll have to switch back to reaper.

 Which pool? If it was notroll, it acts weird last few days, I wouldnt worry


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Elokane on April 02, 2013, 01:35:09 PM
I've been trying to mine with Statum (using CGMiner and "yes") on various supporting pools and I cannot get it to connect. I'm mining on Give-me-LTC at the moment, and aiming the miner at stratum+tcp://stratum.give-me-ltc.com:3333 tells me it doesn't find a server.

Has anyone else had success with it?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on April 02, 2013, 03:58:11 PM
I'd guess it's a firewall issue.  Stratum via cgminer works fine for me on fresh installs with Win7 x64.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: FTL_Ian on April 02, 2013, 06:38:07 PM
I am a noob at mining.

Currently running reaper on a Radeon 5500 series and getting 44Kh/s
using default settings for a 5750:
Thread Concurrency: 3200
Worksize: 256
Vectors: 1
Intensity: 12
GPU threads: 1

Currently have 58 accepted / 14 stale.

Is that a typical accepted:stale ratio?


Thanks in advance for your input!  8)


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on April 02, 2013, 07:12:44 PM
Is it normal that my HD7770 can only reach 140khash, while my HD5770 can go up to 190khash? :(

HD 7770 can reach 190 KH/s, aggression 18, but you need to play around with core and memory frequency.  But yes, the HD5770s get a little more.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: papamoi on April 02, 2013, 07:13:23 PM
hi guys
just wanted to test on my nvidia card

anyway to mine on it?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on April 02, 2013, 07:34:12 PM
they work with reaper, although you'll need to figure out a configuration for them on your own.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: papamoi on April 02, 2013, 07:47:04 PM
they work with reaper, although you'll need to figure out a configuration for them on your own.

any link for that?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on April 02, 2013, 07:52:02 PM
https://github.com/litecoin-project/litecoin/wiki/Mining-hardware-comparison


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: papamoi on April 02, 2013, 07:58:46 PM
thx


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: FTL_Ian on April 02, 2013, 08:39:35 PM
I am a noob at mining.

Currently running reaper on a Radeon 5500 series and getting 44Kh/s
using default settings for a 5750:
Thread Concurrency: 3200
Worksize: 256
Vectors: 1
Intensity: 12
GPU threads: 1

Currently have 58 accepted / 14 stale.

Is that a typical accepted:stale ratio?


Thanks in advance for your input!  8)

Now at 92:29

What is to be expected regarding accepted:stale ratio?   What is your experience?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on April 02, 2013, 09:57:36 PM
That's a high number of stales.  You can try stratum (unless you're already using it) or increasing thread_concurrency to 4000.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: FTL_Ian on April 02, 2013, 10:00:57 PM
I don't think stratum works with the server and it is apparently not an option with the reaper.  However I will try the 4,000 setting, thanks!


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: cdog on April 02, 2013, 10:06:58 PM
Im getting OK kh/s reported from a refurbed 7950 (around 500 khs) but my pool doesnt seem to be accepting many/any shares?

Ive tried with stock and OC core/mem and various intensities, does this mean the card is no good for LTC or some other issue with cgminer?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on April 02, 2013, 10:09:13 PM
Which pool?  Notroll.in still accepts shares even if your credentials are invalid, so try another pool first maybe


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: papamoi on April 02, 2013, 11:00:27 PM
it seems reaped needed to build built for windows

is there any easy to use ltc miner for windows and nvidia?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: cdog on April 02, 2013, 11:12:17 PM
Which pool?  Notroll.in still accepts shares even if your credentials are invalid, so try another pool first maybe

Im on coinotron. The same system has a 6950 in it and its getting shares accepted - no problems... Tried with and w/out Stratum selected for the 7950 in GUIminer scrypt alpha. Tried using reaper as well as cgminer, but it seems reaper never starts. Could 4gb system memory be an issue with these two cards on Win7 x64?

I tried setx MAX_GPU_ALOC_PERCENT 100 and its said its saved succesfully but this didnt help.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: juggalodarkclow on April 03, 2013, 12:55:32 AM
Can anyone help me figure out ideal settings for my 6310m gpu (I know it's a laptop..blah, blah, blah, etc..) http://www.amd.com/us/products/notebook/graphics/amd-radeon-6000m/amd-radeon-6300m/pages/amd-radeon-6300m.aspx#2   (http://www.amd.com/us/products/notebook/graphics/amd-radeon-6000m/amd-radeon-6300m/pages/amd-radeon-6300m.aspx#2)

Also, can you install default settings for a 5830 tacotime?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on April 03, 2013, 01:00:25 AM
Which pool?  Notroll.in still accepts shares even if your credentials are invalid, so try another pool first maybe

Im on coinotron. The same system has a 6950 in it and its getting shares accepted - no problems... Tried with and w/out Stratum selected for the 7950 in GUIminer scrypt alpha. Tried using reaper as well as cgminer, but it seems reaper never starts. Could 4gb system memory be an issue with these two cards on Win7 x64?

I tried setx MAX_GPU_ALOC_PERCENT 100 and its said its saved succesfully but this didnt help.

It looks like something is broken with cgminer 2.11.3

Try going into your guiminer folder, then into the "reaper-yourminername" folder and running reaper.exe, and then let me know what the output is from the console.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Equality on April 03, 2013, 06:05:48 AM
hey tacotime i really appreciate your fork it's helped me out alot. thanks for all your time and effort. i only have one problem. i can crank the intensity all the way up to 20 and it says my hash rate continues to climb all the way up to 20, but i can't tell if i'm getting any hardware errors or not. is there any way in guiminer to see if you are getting any hardware errors? or maybe this would be a nice feature you could add in the future. i'm using a 6870 and a 6970 and getting 321kh/s and 460kh/s respectively with cgminer. when i check my hash rate on the mining pool it jumps around alot it can go 100kh/s + or - my hash rate in guiminer. so it's hard to tell if there are any hardware errors from that or if i'm getting the fully stated hash rate.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on April 03, 2013, 06:07:49 AM
hey tacotime i really appreciate your fork it's helped me out alot. thanks for all your time and effort. i only have one problem. i can crank the intensity all the way up to 20 and it says my hash rate continues to climb all the way up to 20, but i can't tell if i'm getting any hardware errors or not. is there any way in guiminer to see if you are getting any hardware errors? or maybe this would be a nice feature you could add in the future. i'm using a 6870 and a 6970 and getting 321kh/s and 460kh/s respectively with cgminer. when i check my hash rate on the mining pool it jumps around alot it can go 100kh/s + or - my hash rate in guiminer. so it's hard to tell if there are any hardware errors from that or if i'm getting the fully stated hash rate.

Hi, I may add it in the future, it's nice to see if you can see HW errors.  Usually with 6xxx cards the settings I show throw few errors though, but sometimes setting at 20 can cause more than setting at 18 or 19


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: andydabeast on April 03, 2013, 12:08:37 PM
they work with reaper, although you'll need to figure out a configuration for them on your own.

I can't get mine to work. I have two gtx 460's. I have a couple tabs in the guiminer. one for cgminer cpu, reaper gpu0, cg gpu0, and cg gpu1. I have 3 workers on coinotron.
For the cpu one I did all the same as the guide, but it just says connecting with no shares.
reaper with gpu0 says 0kh/s connecting and cannot connect to server.
cgminer for gpu1 says connecting with no shares.

am I missing something? I tried different threads, concurrency, worksize, intensity. all the host are cointron.com, all port are 3334.

advice please?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on April 03, 2013, 04:29:45 PM
You need to install CUDA toolkit for it to compile kernel

https://developer.nvidia.com/cuda-downloads


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: andydabeast on April 03, 2013, 04:48:07 PM
You need to install CUDA toolkit for it to compile kernel

https://developer.nvidia.com/cuda-downloads

Thanks! I have never heard of this. I will try it tonight. wanna snag some litecoins while im in the process of buying hardware for a dedicated rig.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: papamoi on April 03, 2013, 04:52:41 PM
You need to install CUDA toolkit for it to compile kernel

https://developer.nvidia.com/cuda-downloads

hi tacotime

can you describe the steps we should process for win+nvidia because i ve tried many things but no success



Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: nostradamus on April 03, 2013, 07:04:04 PM
None of the spammy download mirrors are working for me. IS there a better download link?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on April 03, 2013, 07:07:45 PM
The mega mirror is adfree and works fine (mirror 2)


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: nostradamus on April 03, 2013, 08:52:43 PM
The mega mirror is adfree and works fine (mirror 2)

Mega throwing this:
SECURITY_ERR in RequestFileSystem

EDIT: Worked in IE, not in Chrome for me.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on April 03, 2013, 08:59:46 PM
It will throw an error if you have certain security settings on, eg incognito mode or no cookie storage


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Joerii on April 03, 2013, 09:42:58 PM
Thank you so much for writing this, TacoTime. I built my first rig after your Noob instructions thread, named it TacoMiner.

Well, TacoMiner is running now at 561 K/hs, which is nice but it seems like only one of the 3 7950's is working.

How do I turn the other 2 on ?

The first LTC I mine will go to you :)


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: anonadeus on April 03, 2013, 10:14:38 PM
Got a Sapphire HD 7970 3GB OC w/ Boost that gets ~500-600khs with CGMiner in GUIMiner-scrypt.
I can't seem to get Repaer to work though, I get

 "Error 52 getting work. See http://curl.haxx.se/libcurl/c/libcurl-errors.html for error code explanations."

Any suggestions?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: El Dude on April 03, 2013, 11:26:28 PM
I was able to open guiminer , but now it doesn't open and just stays on the taskbar , tried reinstalling it same error , any Ideas Taco ?


running windows 7 64bit


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: andydabeast on April 03, 2013, 11:53:00 PM
You need to install CUDA toolkit for it to compile kernel

https://developer.nvidia.com/cuda-downloads

hi tacotime

can you describe the steps we should process for win+nvidia because i ve tried many things but no success



I second this  ???


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on April 04, 2013, 02:20:11 AM
I was able to open guiminer , but now it doesn't open and just stays on the taskbar , tried reinstalling it same error , any Ideas Taco ?


running windows 7 64bit

Delete C:\Users\You\Appdata\Roaming\poclbm\poclbm-scrypt.ini

It's a bug with wx where for some reason it puts the program 5 monitors away


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on April 04, 2013, 04:23:41 AM
Thank you so much for writing this, TacoTime. I built my first rig after your Noob instructions thread, named it TacoMiner.

Well, TacoMiner is running now at 561 K/hs, which is nice but it seems like only one of the 3 7950's is working.

How do I turn the other 2 on ?

The first LTC I mine will go to you :)

Hi, make 1 cgminer or 1 reaper for each card, then change the card number in the drop down menu for device to use a different card :)


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: aznmonky on April 04, 2013, 04:43:20 AM
im trying to connect miners to my main that is mining on p2pool. and it keeps saying connecting, but fails i tried my IP and my local IP. and no dice any suggestions?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on April 04, 2013, 05:32:31 AM
Got a Sapphire HD 7970 3GB OC w/ Boost that gets ~500-600khs with CGMiner in GUIMiner-scrypt.
I can't seem to get Repaer to work though, I get

 "Error 52 getting work. See http://curl.haxx.se/libcurl/c/libcurl-errors.html for error code explanations."

Any suggestions?

Server or port entered incorrectly


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on April 04, 2013, 05:33:21 AM
You need to install CUDA toolkit for it to compile kernel

https://developer.nvidia.com/cuda-downloads
hi tacotime
can you describe the steps we should process for win+nvidia because i ve tried many things but no success
I second this  ???

I will have to try later when I get my nvidia rig set up, I've used reaper + linux but not reaper and windows for LTC mining


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: anonadeus on April 04, 2013, 05:37:08 AM
My 7970 is running fine in GUIMiner-scrypt (CGMiner), but I can't seem to get the 5850 to connect to a pool. I've created another worker and put in the correct server/port info, any ideas? Does the card need to be plugged into another monitor or should I get a dummy plug?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on April 04, 2013, 05:39:40 AM
You should just be able to select it from devices ("Cypress PRO")


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: anonadeus on April 04, 2013, 06:09:09 AM
Doh, computer just needed a good old restart. 7970 on low intensity is doing 510khs, 5850 is doing 260khs. Time to get tweaking I guess. Thanks for your help Taco.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Joerii on April 04, 2013, 08:26:06 AM
Thank you so much for writing this, TacoTime. I built my first rig after your Noob instructions thread, named it TacoMiner.

Well, TacoMiner is running now at 561 K/hs, which is nice but it seems like only one of the 3 7950's is working.

How do I turn the other 2 on ?

The first LTC I mine will go to you :)

Hi, make 1 cgminer or 1 reaper for each card, then change the card number in the drop down menu for device to use a different card :)

I have no idea how to do that. Can you throw me a link ?


EDIT : ah, it's in GUIminer-script itself.  After adding more miners, I still can only see ONE 7950 ( tahiti ) GPU. While PCI-E slot 2 and 4 are both connected to one. I feel like i'm missing something more basic. Like the board isn't detecting the cards. I have the board from your noob thread, the z77


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tinman951 on April 04, 2013, 03:38:49 PM
I'm starting litecoin fresh.  I downloaded and updated the wallet.
Installed your awesome gui miner and started a 5870. Also using the stratum proxy.
I used the default settings for the 5870 and pointed it to coinotron and it worked.  So I created a new miner tab to put my 5770 on and used the default settings but it made my screen unstable and got 67 stales and no good shares before I quit it.  So I tried it again with intensity of 10, the screen was better, but still only stales and no good shares.
So I put the 5770 back on bitcoin for the moment and it works fine.

The 5870 continues to run fine at default settings 312 khash/s for all of those who want to know.

Win7x64 Pro
16gb regular ram
AMD 965 Black


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: jeezy on April 04, 2013, 05:37:40 PM
You should just be able to select it from devices ("Cypress PRO")

Hey taco, can you tell us anything about the discrepancy between the GUIMiner kHash and the pool displayed kHash? I tried this on different pools and it's always lower. And yes, also with reaper. Any explanation?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on April 04, 2013, 06:09:21 PM
You should just be able to select it from devices ("Cypress PRO")

Hey taco, can you tell us anything about the discrepancy between the GUIMiner kHash and the pool displayed kHash? I tried this on different pools and it's always lower. And yes, also with reaper. Any explanation?

I would say it's variance, I'm using guiminer on 4 rigs and the pools are reporting the same thing as the rigs.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Azure on April 04, 2013, 10:28:01 PM
I'm getting an alert "errors occured" and the program crashes right after starting.

Code:
ERROR:root:Exception:
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "guiminer.py", line 2817, in run
  File "guiminer.py", line 2194, in __init__
  File "wx\_core.pyo", line 11206, in Enable
PyAssertionError: C++ assertion "item" failed at ..\..\src\common\menucmn.cpp(841) in wxMenuBase::Enable(): wxMenu::Enable: no such item
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "guiminer.py", line 2826, in <module>
  File "guiminer.py", line 2817, in run
  File "guiminer.py", line 2194, in __init__
  File "wx\_core.pyo", line 11206, in Enable
wx._core.PyAssertionError: C++ assertion "item" failed at ..\..\src\common\menucmn.cpp(841) in wxMenuBase::Enable(): wxMenu::Enable: no such item

On Win Xp x64

Any ideas why?

Got the same error on a Win7 32 machine.  Won't run.

I did another install on a Win8 machine and it works fine there.  Nice work, Tacotime.

Now, how to get around that error on the Win7 machine?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on April 04, 2013, 10:32:08 PM
Got the same error on a Win7 32 machine.  Won't run.

I did another install on a Win8 machine and it works fine there.  Nice work, Tacotime.

Now, how to get around that error on the Win7 machine?


Install 64-bit OS.  I don't know why that error comes up on Win7 64-bit, though.

Eventually I will build a 32-bit version on XP for more compatibility, I just haven't gotten around to it yet.  On my fresh 64-bit installs of Win7 64-bit it works fine, though.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: nostradamus on April 04, 2013, 11:00:28 PM
You should just be able to select it from devices ("Cypress PRO")

Hey taco, can you tell us anything about the discrepancy between the GUIMiner kHash and the pool displayed kHash? I tried this on different pools and it's always lower. And yes, also with reaper. Any explanation?

I would say it's variance, I'm using guiminer on 4 rigs and the pools are reporting the same thing as the rigs.

For me as well, guiminer consistently under reports khash. This is true of 4 different rigs with 7xxx cards. Not a big deal, b/c I can always just check long term hashing with the pool which is the most reliable measure, but it makes hardware tweaking a little more difficult if I can't accurately judge the changes at the machine level.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on April 04, 2013, 11:05:23 PM
For me as well, guiminer consistently under reports khash. This is true of 4 different rigs with 7xxx cards. Not a big deal, b/c I can always just check long term hashing with the pool which is the most reliable measure, but it makes hardware tweaking a little more difficult if I can't accurately judge the changes at the machine level.

This is strange.  I tested it today with a 7970 and I got the same results in cgminer from the console as with the guiminer.  The program just pulls the rates in KH/s from stdout, so they should be the same.  I noticed that for some reason after a while rates can decrease, though.  I will have to look into it and figure out what's going on.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: trogdorjw73 on April 05, 2013, 02:23:25 PM
I'm getting what I believe to be is very poor performance from GUIminer-scrypt with my Radeon 7950. I see people talking about 500-600 Khash, but I'm lucky to get above 350! I'm not sure what would be causing the problem, so let me toss out some thoughts:

1) Mining on ozcoin.net (newlc.ozco.in:9332) -- they seem to be having DDOS issues at times, or at least sluggish response times. Could that be the problem?

2) CGminer vs. Reaper -- Reaper keeps crashing and I haven't gotten it to work right yet, so I'm on CGminer.

3) Settings might be bad. Currently, I'm getting best results using Thread concurrency 8192, worksize 256, vectors 1, intensity 13, GPU threads 2. (Without the GPU threads 2, it's more like 220 Khash!)

4) Maybe a poor driver choice? I'm currently on the Catalyst 13.2 beta I think, but I was going to upgrade to 13.3. Thoughts?

Okay, that's all for now. For what it's worth, hardware is Bloomfield i7-965X at 3.6 GHz, 12GB RAM, SSD for storage. I get around 450Mhash on Bitcoin with stability using same GPU. Current GPU clocks are 965/1250. HELP!?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Elmojo on April 05, 2013, 03:04:35 PM
Hey TacoTime,
First off THANK YOU for your wonderful software and excellent support!
Your efforts to make LTC mining simple have REALLY helped me.

My Q is this:
Why is my GPU load with either cgminer or Reaper bouncing all over the place?
It fluctuates from ~64% to 99%.
I'm suspecting this might be related to shy I'm getting less-than-expected hashrates from my 7970.
I'm currently getting ~500 KH/s with either cgminer or reaper, with the following settings:
Thread Con=22392
Wksize=256
V=1 (can't turn off, anything other than 1 throws errors)
Intensity=13 (anything higher glitches my desktop)
Threads=1
Stratum=No
GPU is running at 1100 Core/1800 Mem, watercooled, 60c avg temp under load.

See anything that could account for my low rates?
Once again, thanks for your hard work!


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: marketermac on April 05, 2013, 08:07:58 PM
I was able to open guiminer , but now it doesn't open and just stays on the taskbar , tried reinstalling it same error , any Ideas Taco ?


running windows 7 64bit

Delete C:\Users\You\Appdata\Roaming\poclbm\poclbm-scrypt.ini

It's a bug with wx where for some reason it puts the program 5 monitors away

I have this same problem except it doesn't even appear in the task bar when I try to open it using 13.1 drivers. I've tried the suggestion here.

Any other thoughts on what might fix this? Been trying to get this to run all day (and since like 5 windows installs ago lol). Only thing I can get working is reaper on 12.8 drivers so far...



EDIT:

Matter of fact if someone can get this running for me on my setup via teamviewer or something (CGIminer, not reaper) successfully I'm willing to tip in LTC or BTC for your trouble. Even if all you do is walk me through successfully using CGI miner by itself!


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on April 06, 2013, 03:43:21 AM
Hey TacoTime,
First off THANK YOU for your wonderful software and excellent support!
Your efforts to make LTC mining simple have REALLY helped me.

My Q is this:
Why is my GPU load with either cgminer or Reaper bouncing all over the place?
It fluctuates from ~64% to 99%.
I'm suspecting this might be related to shy I'm getting less-than-expected hashrates from my 7970.
I'm currently getting ~500 KH/s with either cgminer or reaper, with the following settings:
Thread Con=22392
Wksize=256
V=1 (can't turn off, anything other than 1 throws errors)
Intensity=13 (anything higher glitches my desktop)
Threads=1
Stratum=No
GPU is running at 1100 Core/1800 Mem, watercooled, 60c avg temp under load.

See anything that could account for my low rates?
Once again, thanks for your hard work!


Hi,

Problem is with your intensity.  At 13 it will go down a lot.  Glitching is normal on 13.1 drivers, crank it to 20 and let it glitch.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on April 06, 2013, 03:43:58 AM
I'm getting what I believe to be is very poor performance from GUIminer-scrypt with my Radeon 7950. I see people talking about 500-600 Khash, but I'm lucky to get above 350! I'm not sure what would be causing the problem, so let me toss out some thoughts:

1) Mining on ozcoin.net (newlc.ozco.in:9332) -- they seem to be having DDOS issues at times, or at least sluggish response times. Could that be the problem?

2) CGminer vs. Reaper -- Reaper keeps crashing and I haven't gotten it to work right yet, so I'm on CGminer.

3) Settings might be bad. Currently, I'm getting best results using Thread concurrency 8192, worksize 256, vectors 1, intensity 13, GPU threads 2. (Without the GPU threads 2, it's more like 220 Khash!)

4) Maybe a poor driver choice? I'm currently on the Catalyst 13.2 beta I think, but I was going to upgrade to 13.3. Thoughts?

Okay, that's all for now. For what it's worth, hardware is Bloomfield i7-965X at 3.6 GHz, 12GB RAM, SSD for storage. I get around 450Mhash on Bitcoin with stability using same GPU. Current GPU clocks are 965/1250. HELP!?
1) Probably, try another pool
2) Reaper should be okay, but cgminer is fine now too
3) Need aggression 20 with (high usage settings), crank your ram to 1400-1500mhz.
4) 13.2 sucks, upgrade to 13.3 or 13.1


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on April 06, 2013, 03:46:46 AM
I have this same problem except it doesn't even appear in the task bar when I try to open it using 13.1 drivers. I've tried the suggestion here.
Any other thoughts on what might fix this? Been trying to get this to run all day (and since like 5 windows installs ago lol). Only thing I can get working is reaper on 12.8 drivers so far...
EDIT:

Matter of fact if someone can get this running for me on my setup via teamviewer or something (CGIminer, not reaper) successfully I'm willing to tip in LTC or BTC for your trouble. Even if all you do is walk me through successfully using CGI miner by itself!

I've never heard of this so far.  What version of windows?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: marketermac on April 06, 2013, 05:23:15 AM
I have this same problem except it doesn't even appear in the task bar when I try to open it using 13.1 drivers. I've tried the suggestion here.
Any other thoughts on what might fix this? Been trying to get this to run all day (and since like 5 windows installs ago lol). Only thing I can get working is reaper on 12.8 drivers so far...
EDIT:

Matter of fact if someone can get this running for me on my setup via teamviewer or something (CGIminer, not reaper) successfully I'm willing to tip in LTC or BTC for your trouble. Even if all you do is walk me through successfully using CGI miner by itself!

I've never heard of this so far.  What version of windows?

Windows 7 64b. I actually have it running on 2 rigs now, and the 3rd rig the only difference is the mobo which I think might be the root of my problems.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on April 06, 2013, 05:25:36 AM
Windows 7 64b. I actually have it running on 2 rigs now, and the 3rd rig the only difference is the mobo which I think might be the root of my problems.

You can actually use guiminer-scrypt to generate the cgminer run command if you want to use it from a bat, just go to View --> Show Console and then click to run your cgminer on one of the other computers.  It will automatically dump the command to mine with it.

Additionally, if you set up a reaper tab it will generate its own copies of reaper with the settings in it as well in a folder called "reaper-yourminernamehere".


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Elmojo on April 06, 2013, 03:35:53 PM
Hey TacoTime,
First off THANK YOU for your wonderful software and excellent support!
Your efforts to make LTC mining simple have REALLY helped me.

My Q is this:
Why is my GPU load with either cgminer or Reaper bouncing all over the place?
It fluctuates from ~64% to 99%.
I'm suspecting this might be related to shy I'm getting less-than-expected hashrates from my 7970.
I'm currently getting ~500 KH/s with either cgminer or reaper, with the following settings:
Thread Con=22392
Wksize=256
V=1 (can't turn off, anything other than 1 throws errors)
Intensity=13 (anything higher glitches my desktop)
Threads=1
Stratum=No
GPU is running at 1100 Core/1800 Mem, watercooled, 60c avg temp under load.

See anything that could account for my low rates?
Once again, thanks for your hard work!


Hi,

Problem is with your intensity.  At 13 it will go down a lot.  Glitching is normal on 13.1 drivers, crank it to 20 and let it glitch.

Hey Taco, thanks for the reply!
Unfortunately, this is my primary work machine, so I can't let it bog down the desktop.
Were you implying that switching to a different driver would allow higher aggression without glitching?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on April 06, 2013, 03:39:26 PM
Yes, try 12.8 drivers and set your intensity to  "d" in cgminer so it mines when afk


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Elmojo on April 06, 2013, 03:42:12 PM
Yes, try 12.8 drivers and set your intensity to  "d" in cgminer so it mines when afk

Will do, thanks.
How do I set the intensity to 'd'?
Do I just type that in the box in place of the current # (ie 13)?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on April 06, 2013, 03:43:21 PM
Yes, try 12.8 drivers and set your intensity to  "d" in cgminer so it mines when afk

Will do, thanks.
How do I set the intensity to 'd'?
Do I just type that in the box in place of the current # (ie 13)?

Yep


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Elmojo on April 06, 2013, 04:46:00 PM
Tried 'd' flag for intensity, didn't work. My hash was stuck at 18 Kh/s.
Tried other values:
12=290
13=566 (why better than 14?)
14=417
20=675 (no glitching so far!)

Not sure why 20 is suddenly working smoothly, but I'll leave it there until it causes problems.
Thanks!


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: meebs on April 07, 2013, 03:52:00 AM
I just thought of a great idea....

add an option that allows a user to essentially enter in the exact same information as you would to get guiminer up and running...but instead of mining in the gui it will spit out a config file that you can copy to the desktop and run.

IMO, a properly configured cgminer is almost more user friendly then the guiminer (however guiminer is easier to setup for a complete new guy).

I can't imagine it would be THAT much work to implement, however I an not technically capable of such a task.. so I suggest it here instead :)

keep up the great work taco.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Elmojo on April 07, 2013, 01:55:06 PM
add an option that allows a user to essentially enter in the exact same information as you would to get guiminer up and running...but instead of mining in the gui it will spit out a config file that you can copy to the desktop and run.

I think Tacotime already addressed how to do exactly that, about 5 posts above yours. :)

and I quote: "You can actually use guiminer-scrypt to generate the cgminer run command if you want to use it from a bat, just go to View --> Show Console and then click to run your cgminer on one of the other computers.  It will automatically dump the command to mine with it."

Is that what you meant?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Tejsei3 on April 07, 2013, 02:16:57 PM
For me as well, guiminer consistently under reports khash. This is true of 4 different rigs with 7xxx cards. Not a big deal, b/c I can always just check long term hashing with the pool which is the most reliable measure, but it makes hardware tweaking a little more difficult if I can't accurately judge the changes at the machine level.

This is strange.  I tested it today with a 7970 and I got the same results in cgminer from the console as with the guiminer.  The program just pulls the rates in KH/s from stdout, so they should be the same.  I noticed that for some reason after a while rates can decrease, though.  I will have to look into it and figure out what's going on.

Specifically for tuning I really like th 1s, 5s, and avg. display of cgminer. What would be even better would be an average that you could reset, that way you could try a new setting and see the average since the change without restarting cgminer or guiminer.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Elmojo on April 07, 2013, 02:36:37 PM
20=675 (no glitching so far!)
Not sure why 20 is suddenly working smoothly, but I'll leave it there until it causes problems.

I figured out how to run at intensity 20 without glitching my desktop!
All I have to do is NOT run GPU-Z. I'd been using it to monitor my temps and GPU utilization.
With GPU-Z running, my desktop becomes unusable, with the mouse running at around 0.5-1 fps.
With GPU-Z turned off, no problems, PC runs as normal, plus a rock-solid 676Kh/s!

Thanks for the help Tacotime!


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on April 07, 2013, 06:22:32 PM
I just thought of a great idea....

add an option that allows a user to essentially enter in the exact same information as you would to get guiminer up and running...but instead of mining in the gui it will spit out a config file that you can copy to the desktop and run.

IMO, a properly configured cgminer is almost more user friendly then the guiminer (however guiminer is easier to setup for a complete new guy).

I can't imagine it would be THAT much work to implement, however I an not technically capable of such a task.. so I suggest it here instead :)

keep up the great work taco.

As the other user stated, it does dump the mining command to console.  In the next version I'll make it automatically output a "mine-yourminername.bat" file to the cgminer folder though so you can run them from the console if you like too (should also help people troubleshooting the program)


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on April 07, 2013, 06:23:24 PM
Thanks for the help Tacotime!

np :)


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: paladin281978 on April 08, 2013, 12:04:54 AM
tacotime
how to change the language?
changes the language, reboot, but the language is English, and not that I need.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: mteachx on April 08, 2013, 03:36:42 PM
Code:
2013-04-08 18:28:27: Running command: C:\Users\4\Desktop\LTC\cgminer\cgminer.exe --scrypt -u mteachx.6850_1 -p 6850 -o http://litecoinpool.org:9332 --gpu-platform 0 -d 0 -w 256 -v 1 -I 13 -g 1 -l 1 -T  --thread-concurrency 6144
2013-04-08 18:28:27: Listener for "Default" started
2013-04-08 18:28:33: Listener for "Default": [2013-04-08 18:28:27] Started cgminer 2.11.3
2013-04-08 18:28:33: Listener for "Default": [2013-04-08 18:28:29] Probing for an alive pool
2013-04-08 18:28:33: Listener for "Default": [2013-04-08 18:28:30] Switching pool 0 http://litecoinpool.org:9332 to stratum+tcp://nl.litecoinpool.org:3333
2013-04-08 18:28:33: Listener for "Default": [2013-04-08 18:28:31] Error -5: Enqueueing kernel onto command queue. (clEnqueueNDRangeKernel)
2013-04-08 18:28:33: Listener for "Default": [2013-04-08 18:28:31] GPU 0 failure, disabling!
2013-04-08 18:28:33: Listener for "Default": [2013-04-08 18:28:31] Thread 0 being disabled
2013-04-08 18:28:33: Listener for "Default": (1s):0.000 (avg):0.000h/s | Q:1  A:0  R:0  HW:0  E:0%  U:0.0/m
2013-04-08 18:28:35: Listener for "Default": (1s):0.000 (avg):0.000h/s | Q:1  A:0  R:0  HW:0  E:0%  U:0.0/m
2013-04-08 18:28:37: Listener for "Default": (1s):0.000 (avg):0.000h/s | Q:1  A:0  R:0  HW:0  E:0%  U:0.0/m
2013-04-08 18:28:39: Listener for "Default": (1s):0.000 (avg):0.000h/s | Q:1  A:0  R:0  HW:0  E:0%  U:0.0/m
2013-04-08 18:28:41: Listener for "Default": (1s):0.000 (avg):0.000h/s | Q:1  A:0  R:0  HW:0  E:0%  U:0.0/m
2013-04-08 18:28:43: Listener for "Default" shutting down
but 5770 is working OK in this PC

What i should to do?
I have similar machines, some working, some don't.
W7 x86
12.8 Catalyst


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on April 08, 2013, 03:49:04 PM
tacotime
how to change the language?
changes the language, reboot, but the language is English, and not that I need.

Sorry, I haven't translated it into any other languages yet.  What language do you need?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on April 08, 2013, 05:25:54 PM
Code:
2013-04-08 18:28:27: Running command: C:\Users\4\Desktop\LTC\cgminer\cgminer.exe --scrypt -u mteachx.6850_1 -p 6850 -o http://litecoinpool.org:9332 --gpu-platform 0 -d 0 -w 256 -v 1 -I 13 -g 1 -l 1 -T  --thread-concurrency 6144
2013-04-08 18:28:27: Listener for "Default" started
2013-04-08 18:28:33: Listener for "Default": [2013-04-08 18:28:27] Started cgminer 2.11.3
2013-04-08 18:28:33: Listener for "Default": [2013-04-08 18:28:29] Probing for an alive pool
2013-04-08 18:28:33: Listener for "Default": [2013-04-08 18:28:30] Switching pool 0 http://litecoinpool.org:9332 to stratum+tcp://nl.litecoinpool.org:3333
2013-04-08 18:28:33: Listener for "Default": [2013-04-08 18:28:31] Error -5: Enqueueing kernel onto command queue. (clEnqueueNDRangeKernel)
2013-04-08 18:28:33: Listener for "Default": [2013-04-08 18:28:31] GPU 0 failure, disabling!
2013-04-08 18:28:33: Listener for "Default": [2013-04-08 18:28:31] Thread 0 being disabled
2013-04-08 18:28:33: Listener for "Default": (1s):0.000 (avg):0.000h/s | Q:1  A:0  R:0  HW:0  E:0%  U:0.0/m
2013-04-08 18:28:35: Listener for "Default": (1s):0.000 (avg):0.000h/s | Q:1  A:0  R:0  HW:0  E:0%  U:0.0/m
2013-04-08 18:28:37: Listener for "Default": (1s):0.000 (avg):0.000h/s | Q:1  A:0  R:0  HW:0  E:0%  U:0.0/m
2013-04-08 18:28:39: Listener for "Default": (1s):0.000 (avg):0.000h/s | Q:1  A:0  R:0  HW:0  E:0%  U:0.0/m
2013-04-08 18:28:41: Listener for "Default": (1s):0.000 (avg):0.000h/s | Q:1  A:0  R:0  HW:0  E:0%  U:0.0/m
2013-04-08 18:28:43: Listener for "Default" shutting down
but 5770 is working OK in this PC

What i should to do?
I have similar machines, some working, some don't.
W7 x86
12.8 Catalyst

That sounds like a driver related issue, I'm not sure what the problem is.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on April 08, 2013, 05:26:49 PM
I want to thank everyone for the generous donations they have made to the guiminer-scrypt project.

I will be posting version 0.04 soon which will have a bunch of minor fixes for bugs.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: god_43 on April 09, 2013, 04:46:02 AM
the program says version 0.02? is the wrong one uploaded?

oh also the console view does not give you as much information as the command line version?

thanks.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: paladin281978 on April 09, 2013, 12:16:51 PM
tacotime
how to change the language?
changes the language, reboot, but the language is English, and not that I need.

Sorry, I haven't translated it into any other languages yet.  What language do you need?

russian please


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: desert_beagle on April 09, 2013, 08:49:57 PM
Thanks for the program.  Was looking for alternative to reaper with stratum support.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: marketermac on April 10, 2013, 02:44:06 AM
So, I've got a ton of rigs running this now with zero problems...all of them setup the same w/ 13.3 drivers and win7 64bit running 7970s.

I have one right that is being an absolute PITA and throwing out an error that tells me to check out the log file...


This is what the log reports everytime I try to run the program:
Quote
ERROR:root:Exception:
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "guiminer.py", line 2845, in run
  File "guiminer.py", line 2130, in __init__
  File "json\__init__.pyo", line 278, in load
  File "json\__init__.pyo", line 326, in loads
  File "json\decoder.pyo", line 360, in decode
  File "json\decoder.pyo", line 378, in raw_decode
ValueError: No JSON object could be decoded

Don't suppose you have any idea what this is about??


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Gogobs on April 10, 2013, 11:43:04 AM
Hey guys,

I'm new to this forum and mining ..

So I've downloaded GUIMiner-script, registered to cointron.com, created worker, and set Host:coinotron.com, port: 3334, Username: workername, pass: workerpass, Thread concurrency: 8000, Intensity: 20, GPU Defaults: 7870 (high usage) and hit the Start button. It says Connecting and nothing happens. In the Console it shows this:

Code:
2013-04-09 15:00:40: Running command: D:\GuiMiner Script\guiminer-scrypt_win32_binaries_v0.03\cgminer\cgminer.exe --scrypt -u workername -p workerpass -o stratum+tcp://coinotron.com:3334 --gpu-platform 0 -d 0 -w 256 -v 1 -I 20 -g 1 -l 1 -T  --thread-concurrency 8000
2013-04-09 15:00:40: Listener for "Default" started
2013-04-09 15:00:43: Listener for "Default": [2013-04-09 15:00:40] Started cgminer 2.11.3
2013-04-09 15:00:43: Listener for "Default": [2013-04-09 15:00:40] Probing for an alive pool
2013-04-09 15:00:43: Listener for "Default": [2013-04-09 15:00:41] Stratum from pool 0 detected new block
2013-04-09 15:00:43: Listener for "Default": [2013-04-09 15:00:41] Maximum buffer memory device 0 supports says 234881024
2013-04-09 15:00:43: Listener for "Default": [2013-04-09 15:00:41] Your scrypt settings come to 524288000
2013-04-09 15:00:43: Listener for "Default": [2013-04-09 15:00:41] Error -4: Enqueueing kernel onto command queue. (clEnqueueNDRangeKernel)
2013-04-09 15:00:43: Listener for "Default": [2013-04-09 15:00:41] GPU 0 failure, disabling!
2013-04-09 15:00:43: Listener for "Default": [2013-04-09 15:00:41] Thread 0 being disabled
2013-04-09 15:00:43: Listener for "Default": (1s):0.000 (avg):0.000h/s | Q:1  A:0  R:0  HW:0  E:0%  U:0.0/m
2013-04-09 15:00:45: Listener for "Default": (1s):0.000 (avg):0.000h/s | Q:1  A:0  R:0  HW:0  E:0%  U:0.0/m
2013-04-09 15:00:47: Listener for "Default": (1s):0.000 (avg):0.000h/s | Q:1  A:0  R:0  HW:0  E:0%  U:0.0/m
2013-04-09 15:00:49: Listener for "Default": (1s):0.000 (avg):0.000h/s | Q:1  A:0  R:0  HW:0  E:0%  U:0.0/m
2013-04-09 15:00:51: Listener for "Default": (1s):0.000 (avg):0.000h/s | Q:1  A:0  R:0  HW:0  E:0%  U:0.0/m
2013-04-09 15:00:53: Listener for "Default": (1s):0.000 (avg):0.000h/s | Q:1  A:0  R:0  HW:0  E:0%  U:0.0/m
2013-04-09 15:00:55: Listener for "Default": (1s):0.000 (avg):0.000h/s | Q:1  A:0  R:0  HW:0  E:0%  U:0.0/m
2013-04-09 15:00:57: Listener for "Default": (1s):0.000 (avg):0.000h/s | Q:2  A:0  R:0  HW:0  E:0%  U:0.0/m
2013-04-09 15:00:59: Listener for "Default": (1s):0.000 (avg):0.000h/s | Q:2  A:0  R:0  HW:0  E:0%  U:0.0/m
2013-04-09 15:01:01: Listener for "Default": (1s):0.000 (avg):0.000h/s | Q:2  A:0  R:0  HW:0  E:0%  U:0.0/m
2013-04-09 15:01:03: Listener for "Default": (1s):0.000 (avg):0.000h/s | Q:2  A:0  R:0  HW:0  E:0%  U:0.0/m
2013-04-09 15:01:05: Listener for "Default": (1s):0.000 (avg):0.000h/s | Q:2  A:0  R:0  HW:0  E:0%  U:0.0/m
2013-04-09 15:01:07: Listener for "Default": (1s):0.000 (avg):0.000h/s | Q:2  A:0  R:0  HW:0  E:0%  U:0.0/m
2013-04-09 15:01:09: Listener for "Default": [2013-04-09 15:01:09] Stratum from pool 0 detected new block
2013-04-09 15:01:09: Listener for "Default": (1s):0.000 (avg):0.000h/s | Q:3  A:0  R:0  HW:0  E:0%  U:0.0/m
2013-04-09 15:01:11: Listener for "Default": (1s):0.000 (avg):0.000h/s | Q:3  A:0  R:0  HW:0  E:0%  U:0.0/m
2013-04-09 15:01:13: Listener for "Default": (1s):0.000 (avg):0.000h/s | Q:3  A:0  R:0  HW:0  E:0%  U:0.0/m
2013-04-09 15:01:15: Listener for "Default": (1s):0.000 (avg):0.000h/s | Q:3  A:0  R:0  HW:0  E:0%  U:0.0/m
2013-04-09 15:01:17: Listener for "Default" shutting down


Am I missing something or doing something wrong?

Thanks


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: juice on April 10, 2013, 03:58:36 PM
did you selected the presets for your card ?
he made a very good job !
point it to your pool and select your presets drop down in the right corner and you are ready to go.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Gogobs on April 10, 2013, 04:03:13 PM
Thanks for your reply,

Well I'm with Nvidia video card and not sure what I must select. Is that only for AMD video card? I tried selecting some but ..


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: juice on April 10, 2013, 05:23:55 PM
sorry have not seen you are working with nvidia
you need a cuda miner!
hope that tacotime will ad it to his guiminer.
maybe you get some info out here:
https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=167229.0


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: cptmooseinc on April 10, 2013, 11:58:07 PM
Tacotime,

Will GUIMiner be updated to include cgminer 2.11.4? Just curious.

-Moose


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: samurai1200 on April 11, 2013, 04:08:59 AM
I'm getting an alert "errors occured" and the program crashes right after starting.

Code:
ERROR:root:Exception:
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "guiminer.py", line 2817, in run
  File "guiminer.py", line 2194, in __init__
  File "wx\_core.pyo", line 11206, in Enable
PyAssertionError: C++ assertion "item" failed at ..\..\src\common\menucmn.cpp(841) in wxMenuBase::Enable(): wxMenu::Enable: no such item
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "guiminer.py", line 2826, in <module>
  File "guiminer.py", line 2817, in run
  File "guiminer.py", line 2194, in __init__
  File "wx\_core.pyo", line 11206, in Enable
wx._core.PyAssertionError: C++ assertion "item" failed at ..\..\src\common\menucmn.cpp(841) in wxMenuBase::Enable(): wxMenu::Enable: no such item

On Win Xp x64

Any ideas why?

Got the same error on a Win7 32 machine.  Won't run.

I did another install on a Win8 machine and it works fine there.  Nice work, Tacotime.

Now, how to get around that error on the Win7 machine?


If you have your video card drivers installed but not the AMD SDK, guiminer crashes immediately.

It's okay, I herp-derped on this too.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: c1010010 on April 12, 2013, 12:38:06 AM
Is there a way to set up a failover pool with the GUI?

I'm impressed with the GUI and would prefer it to the command line, but the only negative seems to be that one is unable to setup failover pools. Of course, it could be me not knowing where to set it. :)


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: samurai1200 on April 12, 2013, 12:40:31 AM
Is there a way to set up a failover pool with the GUI?

I'm impressed with the GUI and would prefer it to the command line, but the only negative seems to be that one is unable to setup failover pools. Of course, it could be me not knowing where to set it. :)

AFAIK, no failover pools can be set up on the GUI, unless you're able to do that with a command switch? In which case you would put it in the "Extra flags" box.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Rhett on April 12, 2013, 03:47:19 AM
Looking forward to v0.04. GUIMiner-scrypt has helped a newbie like me stay away from the console.

Might the next version include checkboxes for:
--auto-fan
--auto-gpu

As I'm concerned I'm running my cards too hot. 99C and 100% fan. Or is that expected? (2x 7950s)


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: c1010010 on April 12, 2013, 05:41:47 AM
Too hot.

Are you using afterburner?  You at 20% power?  What hashing speed are you getting there?

You need a fan bro.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: paladin281978 on April 12, 2013, 07:36:48 AM
tacotime

how to set up automatic switch to the alternate pool?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: DrG on April 12, 2013, 07:45:52 AM
Looking forward to v0.04. GUIMiner-scrypt has helped a newbie like me stay away from the console.

Might the next version include checkboxes for:
--auto-fan
--auto-gpu

As I'm concerned I'm running my cards too hot. 99C and 100% fan. Or is that expected? (2x 7950s)

Good God.  Either undervolt, throttle back the clocks, lower intensity or remove a card.  You'll lose more money waiting on an RMA than you will with 20% less hash.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: samurai1200 on April 12, 2013, 09:13:17 AM
indeed, those temps are way too high. reference VRMs are rated at 5000 hours at 100 deg C (208 days). you'll likely kill em before that though. play with the intensity setting. my 7950 drops 10c when I drop from 20 to 18 intensity, with a loss of maybe 30kh/s.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: BBN on April 12, 2013, 11:26:32 AM
Hi Taco,

First let me say a BIG THANK YOU for providing us with an easy way to mine LTC. Now my issue - whenever I start mining the pc becomes unresponsive. The mouse will move like 3fps, windows open very slow etc. It still mines though. Current settings are int 19, worksize 256, TC 21712. Temps are fine - 71C on the GPU, 71 and 73 VRM1 and VRM2. I have tried lowering the int but it isnt helping. Any suggestion and wisdom highly appreciated.

System specs:

OS: Win7 x64
Sapphire 7950 ( 2nd one coming soon ) using 13.1 drivers
ASrock 970 Ext4
8GB 1333 Single Channel
Sempron X2 190
750W Seasonic


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: kuusj98 on April 12, 2013, 12:05:28 PM
Hi Taco,

First let me say a BIG THANK YOU for providing us with an easy way to mine LTC. Now my issue - whenever I start mining the pc becomes unresponsive. The mouse will move like 3fps, windows open very slow etc. It still mines though. Current settings are int 19, worksize 256, TC 21712. Temps are fine - 71C on the GPU, 71 and 73 VRM1 and VRM2. I have tried lowering the int but it isnt helping. Any suggestion and wisdom highly appreciated.

System specs:

OS: Win7 x64
Sapphire 7950 ( 2nd one coming soon ) using 13.1 drivers
ASrock 970 Ext4
8GB 1333 Single Channel
Sempron X2 190
750W Seasonic
That is normal at that intensity, above 15 is "no desktop usage possible", try setting your windows theme to a high contrast one, it will reduce some lag and sometimes gives you a better hashrate!


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: c0ikws on April 12, 2013, 12:54:40 PM
Thanks, will use this if I quit mining bitcoin and start mining ltc :) ;D


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Rhett on April 12, 2013, 07:48:11 PM
Too hot.

Are you using afterburner?  You at 20% power?  What hashing speed are you getting there?

You need a fan bro.

- Afterburner, no. Watching temps/fan with Trixx but no adjustments of clocks etc yet. Recommendations welcome. (Do I void any warranties when over clocking?)
- Not sure what power I'm at. Again tell me.
- Getting ~550kh per card.

They're in a case (butt up next to each other) I can run the bottom one by itself and runs at 70 C but whenever I put the top one on. Bang, up to 100 C. Just installing another fan now straight onto the gpu.

I'm aware they can run hotter than average cards, so I asked a tech at a PC shop if it was too hot and he said "Is the card failing?" and I said no. "Then it's not too hot." But we both agreed obviously lower is better.

Any recommends welcome.

[Update] I had the fan on the side of the case on extract. I flipped the fan around and temperatures dropped by a couple of degrees C. (so still 97 C). Using GUIMiner=scrypt 'high usage' but even on low usage the temps get to in the 90s

[Update 2.0] I'm glad i trusted you guys and myself (and not the PC tech guy.) After dismantling I found my newbie error accidentally pushed the gpu into the PCIx4 slot instead of the PCIx16. Fixing that brought the temps down to 88 C and below 100% fan speed.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: DrG on April 12, 2013, 08:49:54 PM
Too hot.

Are you using afterburner?  You at 20% power?  What hashing speed are you getting there?

You need a fan bro.

- Afterburner, no. Watching temps/fan with Trixx but no adjustments of clocks etc yet. Recommendations welcome. (Do I void any warranties when over clocking?)
- Not sure what power I'm at. Again tell me.
- Getting ~550kh per card.

They're in a case (butt up next to each other) I can run the bottom one by itself and runs at 70 C but whenever I put the top one on. Bang, up to 100 C. Just installing another fan now straight onto the gpu.

I'm aware they can run hotter than average cards, so I asked a tech at a PC shop if it was too hot and he said "Is the card failing?" and I said no. "Then it's not too hot." But we both agreed obviously lower is better.

Any recommends welcome.

[Update] I had the fan on the side of the case on extract. I flipped the fan around and temperatures dropped by a couple of degrees C. (so still 97 C). Using GUIMiner=scrypt 'high usage' but even on low usage the temps get to in the 90s

So the tech thinks it's not too hot hmmmm... does the tech get to repair your machine when it melts?

Seriously, take the bottom card out and build another rig OR buy an extender for the bottom card OR severely lower your hashrate.  You're going to kill both cards.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tinman951 on April 13, 2013, 06:31:42 AM
The stratum proxy was working fine until I rebooted my computer.  Now it throws errors.  I have restarted it twice and nothing has changed. This is what I am getting.

http://i.imgur.com/0cJGlci.jpg

Also in GUIminer-scrypt alpha it is pointed to coinotron.com:3334, do I need to point it somewhere else like a local host to get it to use the stratum proxy?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: cptmooseinc on April 13, 2013, 05:11:47 PM
One of my 5 cards keeps showing that it's reporting errors in Windows. They were all working fine yesterday until I tried adding a 6th card to the machine. I have a Gigabyte UD-5 motherboard with a 1600W LEPA PSU and all cards are on risers. When I put the 6th card in, Windows recognized and added it, then disabled two cards because they were showing errors. I've removed the 6th card and am still getting errors with one of the 5 so it won't mine. :-/

Also, one of the 5 cards is showing as if it's working fine, but when I run GUIMiner, it gets to about half the hash rate of the other cards, runs for about 45 seconds, then crashes the driver and cgminer. Nothing changed settings wise from when it was running just fine before adding the 6th card and subsequently removing it. I've used the "powertune" feature to go -5% on power as my cards are voltage locked and I'm trying to squeeze #6 in. Honestly, if I can only get 5 cards running then that's fine as I'll be near maxing out my PSU's wattage rating if I get a 6th in. Mostly just concerned in getting the conflict to go away and get the "working" card to stop throwing errors and not hashing.

Considering wiping Windows, reinstalling, install all drivers before internet is connected via USB, then connecting it up to start mining. This worked just fine for 5 cards at initial build. If that doesn't work, I'm going to give Ubuntu another shot, though I'm trying to fix this for before the weekend is up as I don't have much time before leaving for another week of training. Stupid work getting in the way of my money printing press!!!

-Moose


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Benny1985 on April 13, 2013, 05:26:08 PM
One of my 5 cards keeps showing that it's reporting errors in Windows. They were all working fine yesterday until I tried adding a 6th card to the machine. I have a Gigabyte UD-5 motherboard with a 1600W LEPA PSU and all cards are on risers. When I put the 6th card in, Windows recognized and added it, then disabled two cards because they were showing errors. I've removed the 6th card and am still getting errors with one of the 5 so it won't mine. :-/

Also, one of the 5 cards is showing as if it's working fine, but when I run GUIMiner, it gets to about half the hash rate of the other cards, runs for about 45 seconds, then crashes the driver and cgminer. Nothing changed settings wise from when it was running just fine before adding the 6th card and subsequently removing it. I've used the "powertune" feature to go -5% on power as my cards are voltage locked and I'm trying to squeeze #6 in. Honestly, if I can only get 5 cards running then that's fine as I'll be near maxing out my PSU's wattage rating if I get a 6th in. Mostly just concerned in getting the conflict to go away and get the "working" card to stop throwing errors and not hashing.

Considering wiping Windows, reinstalling, install all drivers before internet is connected via USB, then connecting it up to start mining. This worked just fine for 5 cards at initial build. If that doesn't work, I'm going to give Ubuntu another shot, though I'm trying to fix this for before the weekend is up as I don't have much time before leaving for another week of training. Stupid work getting in the way of my money printing press!!!

-Moose

You may need a presence short on that 6th card. Google presence short, and look into it - many motherboards will force only 5 cards, but there is a way to trick it into accepting the 6th.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: cptmooseinc on April 13, 2013, 06:25:54 PM
So even though Windows recognizes there are 6 cards, I would still need to do the presence short to get it to work? I'm about to re-read the manual and see what modes the PCI-e can run in. It seems that 1x slot gets finicky for sure, so I'll attempt to short it out a bit later today and see if that fixes the problem. (:

-Moose


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Benny1985 on April 13, 2013, 06:29:40 PM
So even though Windows recognizes there are 6 cards, I would still need to do the presence short to get it to work? I'm about to re-read the manual and see what modes the PCI-e can run in. It seems that 1x slot gets finicky for sure, so I'll attempt to short it out a bit later today and see if that fixes the problem. (:

-Moose

I'm only going off what I've read with my Z77A-45's. They have 6 PCIE slots and 1 PCI slot. It can take 5 cards without any issues, but the 6th card always shuts down 2 other cards, until you do a presence short.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: cptmooseinc on April 13, 2013, 06:44:48 PM
Okay. When in Windows and you see cards reporting errors, how do you link them to specific PCI-e slots? I assume one of them is the PCI-e 1x slot and then I think it's messing up one of the middle slots, just not sure which. I guess I can just attempt different shortings until no more errors occur? I just want to get one rig done and then it'll be easy to get the other 5 setup after all the growing pains on this one! :p


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: PabloW on April 13, 2013, 10:33:59 PM
When I try to start mining I get a "CGminer stopped working"  :-[

What can I do?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: paladin281978 on April 14, 2013, 12:28:38 AM
tacotime

how to set up automatic switch to the alternate pool?
is it possible at all?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: cptmooseinc on April 14, 2013, 12:31:39 AM
Not possible through GUIMiner currently.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: pixel on April 14, 2013, 12:33:36 AM
This is beyond awesome, thanks taco


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on April 14, 2013, 12:37:27 AM
Not possible through GUIMiner currently.

It should be through extra flags, just add
Code:
-o stratum+tcp://yourpool.com:3333 -u username -p password
Whenever cgminer sees arguments for a second pool it just appends them to the backup pool list


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on April 14, 2013, 12:39:15 AM
The stratum proxy was working fine until I rebooted my computer.  Now it throws errors.  I have restarted it twice and nothing has changed. This is what I am getting.

http://i.imgur.com/0cJGlci.jpg

Also in GUIminer-scrypt alpha it is pointed to coinotron.com:3334, do I need to point it somewhere else like a local host to get it to use the stratum proxy?

Miners should be pointed at localhost port 8332
Proxy should be pointed at the pool, coinotron.com port 3334


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: cptmooseinc on April 14, 2013, 12:51:27 AM
Hey tacotime!

Are you going to upgrade GUIMiner to include cgminer 2.11.4 anytime soon? (:


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on April 14, 2013, 12:54:13 AM
Hey tacotime!

Are you going to upgrade GUIMiner to include cgminer 2.11.4 anytime soon? (:
Soon, week of 4/22/13.  In the meantime you can just delete the contents of the cgminer folder and replace it with the contents of the agminer 2.11.4 zip file if you want to use it.
Busy with some other extremely important things related to work for me


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: paladin281978 on April 14, 2013, 03:16:18 AM
tacotime
You are the best! :)



Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: cptmooseinc on April 14, 2013, 04:02:40 AM
It should be noted that mirror1 links to version .03 and mirror2 links to v .02.

What is strange is the first time I had this same version of Windows, GPUs, drivers, etc installed, I had no problem running cgminer inside of GUIMiner with 21712 or 24000 thread concurrency. Now I've re-installed Windows, same drivers, same everything and keep getting an "Error -5" at startup saying it couldn't start my GPUs up. Trying to re-install 12.8 drivers again to see if something went bonkers.

I dropped the threads to 8192 just to see if they'd run at all, and they do, albeit at 275kH/s. So now I gotta figure out why the change and why the Error -5's???

-Moose


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on April 14, 2013, 04:23:25 AM
It should be noted that mirror1 links to version .03 and mirror2 links to v .02.

I forgot to change the version by accident, the build is of ver 0.03 right now though.  I think I wrote the update at like 2AM after being awake for a day and a half.

Anyway, a lot of people are getting this "-5" error lately and I've got no idea what's causing it exactly.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: cptmooseinc on April 14, 2013, 04:45:44 AM
Tacotime,

Last time I had installed Windows 7 x64 and done -all- of the Windows updates before trying to run the miners. This time, I've installed Windows 7 x86 and haven't done any Windows Updates yet (this is the only part of the process that has differed from the previous time).

I'm currently doing the Windows updates and will attempt the miners again. If this doesn't fix the problem, then I think the problem might be x86 vs. x64 in Windows?

Like I said, in x64 I could run 21712 or 24000 no problem. I have 16GB of RAM and the cards only total up to 15GB (3GB per card), so it shouldn't be a problem there. I'll check back after the updates are done and let you know what happens. If it doesn't fix it, I'm going back to x64 and will report back again after that. Gonna track down the problem one way or another!!

-Moose


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on April 14, 2013, 04:46:59 AM
Tacotime,

Last time I had installed Windows 7 x64 and done -all- of the Windows updates before trying to run the miners. This time, I've installed Windows 7 x86 and haven't done any Windows Updates yet (this is the only part of the process that has differed from the previous time).

I'm currently doing the Windows updates and will attempt the miners again. If this doesn't fix the problem, then I think the problem might be x86 vs. x64 in Windows?

Like I said, in x64 I could run 21712 or 24000 no problem. I have 16GB of RAM and the cards only total up to 15GB (3GB per card), so it shouldn't be a problem there. I'll check back after the updates are done and let you know what happens. If it doesn't fix it, I'm going back to x64 and will report back again after that. Gonna track down the problem one way or another!!

-Moose

Oh.  That's the problem, x86 only supports 3.5 GBs of RAM.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Tw1ser on April 14, 2013, 05:48:09 AM
Hello Tacotime, on Windows 8 I have this problem of trying to save my current settings, I had exact same thing with guiminer for Bitcoin.

What happens is whenever I press save button nothing happens afterwards so none of my settings save. When I tried doing other way by right clicking on guiminer icon in tray and pressing close in the windows pop-up it asks if I want to save my settings I press yes and nothing happens, the program doesn't close either.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on April 14, 2013, 05:49:08 AM
Hello Tacotime, on Windows 8 I have this problem of trying to save my current settings, I had exact same thing with guiminer for Bitcoin.

What happens is whenever I press save button nothing happens afterwards so none of my settings save. When I tried doing other way by right clicking on guiminer icon in tray and pressing close in the windows pop-up it asks if I want to save my settings I press yes and nothing happens, the program doesn't close either.

Try running as administrator, it may be a security feature

You may also need to edit permissions on the C:\Users folder as this person did for Program Files http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/w8itprogeneral/thread/7b3ada32-181d-4c55-9259-ee44f5f83b82/


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: paladin281978 on April 14, 2013, 05:56:21 AM
tacotime

if I write in extra flags for worker 1:
 --auto-gpu --gpu-engine 950-1050 --temp-cutoff 80 --temp-overheat 70 --temp-target 50 --auto-fan --gpu-fan 50-95 --device 0
and write in extra flags for worker 2:
--auto-gpu --gpu-engine 950-1180 --temp-cutoff 80 --temp-overheat 70 --temp-target 50 --auto-fan --gpu-fan 50-95 --device 1

then the second worker overrides settings the first worker and settings for both cards are:
--auto-gpu --gpu-engine 950-1180 --temp-cutoff 80 --temp-overheat 70 --temp-target 50 --auto-fan --gpu-fan 50-95

removal extra flags --device 0 and --device 1 does not change anything

MSI Afterburner also changes all settings at startup.

how to configure each video card separately?

and extra flags --auto-fan --gpu-fan (50-95) at shutdown worker do not dump the fan settings by default, and continue to work at maximum speed - 95
only MSI Afterburner resets to default settings.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on April 14, 2013, 06:01:42 AM
That's really weird; try

Code:
--auto-gpu --gpu-engine 950-1050,950-1180 --temp-cutoff 80,80 --temp-overheat 70,70 --temp-target 50,50 --auto-fan --gpu-fan 50-95,50-95
In the second GPU


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Tw1ser on April 14, 2013, 06:34:08 AM
Hello Tacotime, on Windows 8 I have this problem of trying to save my current settings, I had exact same thing with guiminer for Bitcoin.

What happens is whenever I press save button nothing happens afterwards so none of my settings save. When I tried doing other way by right clicking on guiminer icon in tray and pressing close in the windows pop-up it asks if I want to save my settings I press yes and nothing happens, the program doesn't close either.

Try running as administrator, it may be a security feature

You may also need to edit permissions on the C:\Users folder as this person did for Program Files http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/w8itprogeneral/thread/7b3ada32-181d-4c55-9259-ee44f5f83b82/

I tried this before, gave my self full controll, tried running under administrator but still nothing. Reading that thread didn't solve problem. I guess I will be reinstalling windows soon anyways see if it helps


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: paladin281978 on April 14, 2013, 06:51:56 AM
That's really weird; try

Code:
--auto-gpu --gpu-engine 950-1050,950-1180 --temp-cutoff 80,80 --temp-overheat 70,70 --temp-target 50,50 --auto-fan --gpu-fan 50-95,50-95
In the second GPU

better to convert this:
--auto-gpu --gpu-engine 950-1180,950-1050 --temp-cutoff 80,80 --temp-overheat 70,70 --temp-target 50,50 --auto-fan --gpu-fan 50-95,50-95

but, at a temperature of 50 degrees Celsius (- temp-target 50,50) fans to spin at once to the maximum - 95% (- gpu-fan 50-95,50-95)
and only MSI Afterburner resets to default settings.

fans control with MSI Afterburner looks better
if running the MSI Afterburner after GUIMiner-scrypt - all extra flags turns off



Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: paladin281978 on April 14, 2013, 08:32:23 PM
tacotime

extra flags: --failover-only work in GUIMiner-scrypt?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Crypto Canary on April 14, 2013, 09:16:01 PM
I can't get cgminer to work (it crashes as soon as I start it), but Reaper works fine as long as I bring down the intensity to 15. Is cgminer any faster than Reaper or something? Is there some reason to try and get cgminer to work if Reaper works, or is it not worth the time?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: paladin281978 on April 15, 2013, 06:43:52 PM
tacotime

extra flags: --failover-only work in GUIMiner-scrypt?

how in GUIMiner-scrypt switch off script for example when setting pool for PPC?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on April 15, 2013, 06:48:42 PM
Not sure, never tried it

PPC is not scrypt, you have to run normal guiminer


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: w01f359 on April 15, 2013, 07:02:44 PM
Hey taco, just wanted to say thanks for this. If/when I get it to work I'll gladly donate some of the proceeds. The last few tries have resulted in my screen going a little screwy. Large black squares start to appear in random places. Has anyone else had this happen? Anything above I:13 and this happens.

Specs:
Radeon HD 7850 (Core: 900, Memory: 1320)
i5 2500k @ 4.4
8 GB of RAM

I'm on 7850 (low usage) right now. TC: 8192 I:13 and am getting 280 khash/s. I noticed here (https://github.com/litecoin-project/litecoin/wiki/Mining-hardware-comparison#wiki-ATI_AMD_GPUs) that people with my card were able to mine at a much higher intensity and hashrate. What am I doing wrong? I'm brand new to this so I apologize if this is pretty trivial.

EDIT: It's increased on it's own to 300 khash/s which seems more reasonable but I'm still not sure why I can't increase the intensity. My GPU load is only at 30% right now.

2nd EDIT: Upgrading to 13.3 fixed the problem. Thank you!


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on April 15, 2013, 07:22:47 PM
this is normal for 7xxx cards on 13.1, use beta driver to get rid of blocks


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tinman951 on April 16, 2013, 01:39:50 AM
I had an issue with GUIMiner it said I was getting have as many khash/s but my coinotron worker said it wasn't getting anything.
I stopped it and tried to restart it, nothing happened when I clicked start, it didn't even change to stop.  So I deleted it and redownloaded it.  Made sure Litecoin blocks were caught up, started the stratum proxy, and then started GUIMiner.  I know the worker and password are correct.

This is what I got:
http://i.imgur.com/YXMLxNm.png

It just sat there, I stopped it and started it again without any luck.  Any thoughts?

Windows 7 64bit
ATI 5870 (default)

I have the log file if needed:

2013-04-15 19:28:24: Listener for "Default" started
2013-04-15 19:29:25: Listener for "Default": [2013-04-15 19:28:24] Started cgminer 2.11.3
2013-04-15 19:29:25: Listener for "Default": [2013-04-15 19:28:25] Probing for an alive pool
2013-04-15 19:29:25: Listener for "Default": [2013-04-15 19:29:25] No servers were found that could be used to get work from.
2013-04-15 19:29:25: Listener for "Default": [2013-04-15 19:29:25] Please check the details from the list below of the servers you have input
2013-04-15 19:29:25: Listener for "Default": [2013-04-15 19:29:25] Most likely you have input the wrong URL, forgotten to add a port, or have not set up workers
2013-04-15 19:29:25: Listener for "Default": [2013-04-15 19:29:25] Pool: 0  URL: stratum+tcp://coinotron.com:3334  User: WORKER  Password: PASSWORD

Is the stratum in the gui actually connecting to the stratum of the pool.  I tried it with stratum set to "No" and it did the same thing.

No stratum log:
2013-04-15 19:32:33: Listener for "Default": [2013-04-15 19:32:33] Pool: 0  URL: http://coinotron.com:3334  User: WORKER Password: PASSWORD

But they both return starting and nothing else.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: samurai1200 on April 16, 2013, 01:54:44 AM
@tinman & all,

I found it helpful to run CGminer by itself. If you go to the Console of guiminer (View -> Show Console) look for the line that is running the cgminer program. For instance one line for a 7950 in my rig looks like:

Code:
2013-04-15 18:42:12: Running command: C:\ltc\guiminer-scrypt_win32_binaries_v0.03\cgminer\cgminer.exe --scrypt -u samurai1200.worker -p password -o stratum+tcp://stratum.give-me-ltc.com:3333 --gpu-platform 0 -d 2 -w 256 -v 1 -I 19 -g 1 -l 1 -T  --thread-concurrency 24000

I would just copy the part starting with "C:\" and ending with "24000" (but obviously with your own settings, unless you're also running a 7950) and run it in its own console (Start -> type "cmd" -> hit enter -> right click in window -> Paste -> hit enter). That way you can see if its throwing any errors that might help you figure it out.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: bittencoin on April 17, 2013, 07:21:42 AM
Guiminer does not work any longer?

double clicked on the exe file and it loaded into the taskbar and the process tray area, but nothing appeared.  It is loaded, but the interface does not show because when I try to move the folder to the trash bin, the process in use alert comes up.  

Win 7 64bit with the sdk and latest driver 13.1 installed, guiminer version .3


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: nesic1 on April 17, 2013, 09:46:55 AM
press Alt+Space+M then move cursors on keyboard/mouse and Save it


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: paladin281978 on April 17, 2013, 10:59:26 AM
tacotime
When will v0.04?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: BBN on April 17, 2013, 07:26:39 PM
Hi guys,

Can I use a new instance of the guiminer for my 2nd, 3rd card? I saw that a can select new miner tab BUT I cant see the hash rate as the pc is extremely unresponsive so its way easier to just have 3 windows of the miner.

Thank you


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: samurai1200 on April 17, 2013, 07:35:01 PM
Hi guys,

Can I use a new instance of the guiminer for my 2nd, 3rd card? I saw that a can select new miner tab BUT I cant see the hash rate as the pc is extremely unresponsive so its way easier to just have 3 windows of the miner.

Thank you

view -> show summary


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: BBN on April 17, 2013, 07:40:34 PM
You mean keep the "Summary" tab open, does it report the speed live?

Thank You

EDIT: seems that all is fine under summary  :) Thank you


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: rippy on April 18, 2013, 01:27:29 PM
Guiminer does not work any longer?

double clicked on the exe file and it loaded into the taskbar and the process tray area, but nothing appeared.  It is loaded, but the interface does not show because when I try to move the folder to the trash bin, the process in use alert comes up.  

Win 7 64bit with the sdk and latest driver 13.1 installed, guiminer version .3

Q: My miner windows doesn't appear onscreen!
A: Delete C:\Users\You\AppData\Roaming\poclbm\poclbm-scrypt.ini.

from first post.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: BBN on April 18, 2013, 03:08:11 PM
Alright I am experiencing a very bugging issue. Today I added a second 7950 and started hashing away BUT as soon as the first card starts the khs for the second one dropp by 70-80khs..System specs:

MB:Asrock 970 Extreme4
PSU: Seasonic 750w
VGA: 1 - 7950 Sapphire 2 - 7950 Sapphire Vapor X
8GB 1333
AMD drivers: 13.1

Card N1 is in the main pci and the Vapor is in the second x16 for now. Settings in Guiminer are identical ( 7950 high usage ). Trixx settings:

Card 1: 925GPU/1250M/0.962V - 550khs
Card 2 ( Vapor ) : 925GPU/1250M/0.962V - 560khs

Any ideas?

Thank You

EDIT: I am seeing the load on the 2nd GPU slips to 70% and then back up....Load only varies on the 1st card is working


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: dragonlord333 on April 19, 2013, 02:10:08 PM
Hey guys! I currently have the 7870 XT Club3D edition

on the gpu chart from litecoin, I see people getting about 400 - 425 kH/s :O

and I only can get about 315 :( any help ?:D

http://img708.imageshack.us/img708/4690/guiminer.png



Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: bittencoin on April 20, 2013, 04:07:08 PM
Guiminer does not work any longer?

double clicked on the exe file and it loaded into the taskbar and the process tray area, but nothing appeared.  It is loaded, but the interface does not show because when I try to move the folder to the trash bin, the process in use alert comes up.  

Win 7 64bit with the sdk and latest driver 13.1 installed, guiminer version .3

Q: My miner windows doesn't appear onscreen!
A: Delete C:\Users\You\AppData\Roaming\poclbm\poclbm-scrypt.ini.

from first post.

Thanks for the solution, I actually found the solution from another post but I forgot to update.  You don't actually need to delete the file, just edit it and change the x and y coordinate to 100 and 100 or some reasonable number that you know will be a part of you screen real estate. 

The problem with the FAQ for someone like me who is not familiar with the interface is that I did not understand what "miner windows" mean.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Minlukaz on April 20, 2013, 09:58:26 PM
I'm running 3 7950 cards with GUIMiner and one of my cgminers end up crashing after a certain period of time, but the other 2 cards seem to keep on hashing. Temps are 69 and under 70 with all cards. Usually remote in and see that cgminer.exe has crashed and had an error or whatnot, but when I check my workers online 2/3 of the cards are still running and its just one that isn't due to the crash. Anyone have any ideas what the problem may be? Hashes fine until the program crash happens so it seems to be a software issue.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: roybitcoin on April 21, 2013, 12:52:40 AM
Hello,

I got the file from mirror1 as shown in the post and a I get the following Virus Warning from ZoneAlarm:

not-a-virus:RiskTool.Win32.BitCoinMiner.cmf

Any advice?

Thankyou in advance!


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Benny1985 on April 22, 2013, 06:12:36 AM
Having a very strange and frustrating problem with GUIMiner:

I cannot get any of my cards to connect to any pool. As far as I can tell, everything is put in right - pool name, user name, pass, settings, ect, but I get a constant "Connecting" message that never resolves, even after ~10 minutes.

I have another rig with the EXACT same setup, but no errors whatsoever. I tried deleting GUIMiner and re-extracting everything, then starting up a test miner, but no luck. Nothing I do seems to work. It makes no sense. Why would this be happening? What could I do to fix this or run some tests? The console tells me nothing other than that it starts, and is listening, but never updates with errors, or anything.


Title: Need some help trying to set up 4x6870 + 2x6870x2 5xlitecoin for correct answer
Post by: kilcondlost on April 22, 2013, 02:08:53 PM
I am offering a 5 litecoin donation or equal in bitcoin to anyone who can help me figure this out

I am trying to set up a few mining rigs with 4x6870s (sapphire) and 2x 6860x2 (Visiontek) and am having some issues. On the first computer I set up I was having trouble getting windows to recognize the cards but that I can figure out as its probably something simple, but the main problem is

On the other computer once I tell GuiMiner- Scrypt Alpha to start mining with more than 4 cards it tells me I have an error and it needs to close. It doesn't close and keeps mining with the 4 cards that have started but will be in an internal deadlock saying its starting or connecting but never will. I dont know why the first computer would allow me to miner with more than 4 gpus but has other errors and this one wont let me mine with more than four

I have have 4 rigs all being built and have alot riding on this.

Specs: Mobo Gigabyte UD5 990FXx3, UD7x1
CPU- AMD 145 singlex2, Dual core, and X640
GPU - 16x sapphire 6870, 8x visiontek 6870x2
PSU - Coolmax 1600w, 3xkingin 1000w, OCZ 1250w, Coolermaster 800w, Diablotek 600w
RAM- 16GB Corsair Dominator 1866, 3x8gb Gskill 1600
Windows 7

I am a previous bitcoin miner and have had many systems with more than 4 gpus. And the big thing is on one computer I was mining with more than 4 gpus for a while but now on my other ones I am having issues.

Error code
Probelem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application name: CGMINER/exe
Version 0.0.0.0
fault module name aticaldd.dll
fault module version 6.14.10.1589
exception code c0000005
Exception Offset 0017e048


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: juice on April 22, 2013, 05:16:21 PM
check %appdata% Poclbm and remove the ini
if it dont work
update your driver "aticaldd.dll"
try the latest catalyst 13.3 beta !

same bios on all machines? motherboard and grafic?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Robre on April 22, 2013, 07:45:01 PM
How does stratum work? My cgminer ports are supposed to be the pools or what? Not sure but i can't figure it out. Is there a noob step by step guide out there?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Robre on April 23, 2013, 01:50:46 AM
Anyone know how to set stratum up with this program?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on April 23, 2013, 01:52:26 AM
Anyone know how to set stratum up with this program?

1st page

Quote
Q: How do I use the stratum proxy?
A: Enter the host and the stratum port and click start.  It should announce that the proxy is connected.  Then, point your miners at host: localhost, port: 8332.  Run your miners as normal; you should see shares/hash rates reported.
Also note that cgminer has its own stratum support built in.  To use that instead, select "Yes" for Use stratum in the miner tab and point the miner directly at the stratum port of your pool.  If you still want to use the stratum proxy with cgminer, you must select "No" for this option.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Robre on April 23, 2013, 02:56:53 AM
Thank you so much!

Now I'm running into a problem where I get a blue screed of death when i launch it.

Here is the log. I have absolutely no idea what any of this means.

ERROR:root:Exception:
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "guiminer.py", line 2845, in run
  File "guiminer.py", line 2130, in __init__
  File "json\__init__.pyo", line 278, in load
  File "json\__init__.pyo", line 326, in loads
  File "json\decoder.pyo", line 360, in decode
  File "json\decoder.pyo", line 378, in raw_decode
ValueError: No JSON object could be decoded
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "guiminer.py", line 2854, in <module>
  File "guiminer.py", line 2845, in run
  File "guiminer.py", line 2130, in __init__
  File "json\__init__.pyo", line 278, in load
  File "json\__init__.pyo", line 326, in loads
  File "json\decoder.pyo", line 360, in decode
  File "json\decoder.pyo", line 378, in raw_decode
ValueError: No JSON object could be decoded


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: 3Dfilament on April 23, 2013, 09:41:26 AM
- Sapphire 7950 (11196-16-20G)
- ASUS P8Z68-V Pro (motherboard)
- 8GB RAM
- i5-2500K
- Crucial M4SSD (128MB)
- Win 7 Pro
- cgminer (Using tacotime's GUIMiner-scrypt)
- Mining LTC at Coinotron

===============================

http://i33.tinypic.com/5b60c5.jpg

===============================

This is one of my everyday in use workstations, I have an additional Nvidia card in the box which I use as the working monitor feed, no dummy plug on the 7950.

No overclocking the 7950, fans gentle, card warm of course, but running easy.

Rock solid hashing rate with hardly any variance, a stales rate I want to improve, but averages about 3%. I'm in the U.S., Coinotron is in Poland.

THANK YOU tacotime, good code, running very, very well. I look forward to any modifications or improvements you might create, looks like your Alpha is a strong Beta, :-)

I will be building a few rigs this month, 3 card rigs, and I'll be using your software on those, thanks.

Perhaps a feathercoin GUIMiner next, FC seems to be coming along and scrypt, well, that's going to be a popular structure for alt coins as the BFL and the Avalons are hitting the pools, sucks, but that's life.



Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: e521 on April 23, 2013, 12:28:18 PM
taco, are you planning to update the package with cgminer v3 :-\?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: 00400 on April 23, 2013, 12:43:52 PM
I cant run GUIMiner. This is what i get:
http://i.imm.io/13Kn9.jpeg

And this is log file:
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "guiminer.py", line 18, in <module>
  File "pyopencl\__init__.pyo", line 4, in <module>
  File "pyopencl\_cl.pyo", line 12, in <module>
  File "pyopencl\_cl.pyo", line 10, in __load
ImportError: DLL load failed: The specified module could not be found.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Robre on April 24, 2013, 02:10:43 AM
Thank you so much!

Now I'm running into a problem where I get a blue screed of death when i launch it.

Here is the log. I have absolutely no idea what any of this means.

ERROR:root:Exception:
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "guiminer.py", line 2845, in run
  File "guiminer.py", line 2130, in __init__
  File "json\__init__.pyo", line 278, in load
  File "json\__init__.pyo", line 326, in loads
  File "json\decoder.pyo", line 360, in decode
  File "json\decoder.pyo", line 378, in raw_decode
ValueError: No JSON object could be decoded
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "guiminer.py", line 2854, in <module>
  File "guiminer.py", line 2845, in run
  File "guiminer.py", line 2130, in __init__
  File "json\__init__.pyo", line 278, in load
  File "json\__init__.pyo", line 326, in loads
  File "json\decoder.pyo", line 360, in decode
  File "json\decoder.pyo", line 378, in raw_decode
ValueError: No JSON object could be decoded

SOLVED!

I was using two risers to get more length, it didn't like that.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on April 24, 2013, 03:44:03 PM
Update will be coming later this week, expect CUDA miner support and a few bug fixes.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: TheAce on April 25, 2013, 11:25:40 AM
is possible to use this script for mining other crypto? like ppc?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: 00400 on April 25, 2013, 03:24:11 PM
is possible to use this script for mining other crypto? like ppc?
NO


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Zedster on April 25, 2013, 04:00:53 PM
is possible to use this script for mining other crypto? like ppc?

To be slightly more helpful than NO.  There is the original GUIminer for most other coins. This is strictly for coins that use the scrypt algo. Those only being LTC at this point.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: TheAce on April 25, 2013, 04:24:43 PM
thanks for answer..
so if i want to mine other crypto, can i install normal guiminer?
isnt it problem to have 2 guiminers installed at one computer ?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Benny1985 on April 25, 2013, 04:56:02 PM
Use GUIMiner for BTC, PPC, TRC, FRC, and other sha-256 based coins.

Use GUIMiner-Scrypt for LTC, NVC, and FC.

I can at least confirm that it works on LTC and FC.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: TheAce on April 25, 2013, 06:24:00 PM
Use GUIMiner for BTC, PPC, TRC, FRC, and other sha-256 based coins.

Use GUIMiner-Scrypt for LTC, NVC, and FC.

I can at least confirm that it works on LTC and FC.

ok, but can i have guiminer and guiminer scrypt instaled at one comupter?
does it cause some porblem? or they can work together without issues?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: 3Dfilament on April 25, 2013, 08:37:42 PM
Feathercoin, a newly created alt coin, a Crypto Currency, that uses the scrypt algorithm for mining and transaction confirmation, (and is quite fast), which will ultimately mine out 4 times as many coins as litecoin ... can be mined with tacotime's GUIMiner.

Tacotime, perhaps you might consider looking into the finer nuances of mining this feathercoin with your good code, FC, which is exhibiting a high degree of affirmative Crypto Currency community adoptive chararacteristics ... 'jus sayin' ;-)


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: juice on April 25, 2013, 09:06:08 PM
@3Dfilament
thank you for posting your 7950 settings!
works better for me ;)
523kh with no oc


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: 3Dfilament on April 25, 2013, 11:00:08 PM
@3Dfilament
thank you for posting your 7950 settings!
works better for me ;)
523kh with no oc

Thanks for confirming those settings, I like to run conservatively. But the best cards I have, I will OC just a bit to squeeze up to 584 out of them in a well controlled, small miner room.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: modcom on April 25, 2013, 11:03:07 PM
Use GUIMiner for BTC, PPC, TRC, FRC, and other sha-256 based coins.

Use GUIMiner-Scrypt for LTC, NVC, and FC.

I can at least confirm that it works on LTC and FC.

ok, but can i have guiminer and guiminer scrypt instaled at one comupter?
does it cause some porblem? or they can work together without issues?

I have both GUIMiners running on multiple computers without issue. I mine TRC, LTC and FC.



Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: vonross2012 on April 26, 2013, 03:08:18 AM
Dumb Question... as of 04-25-13 Is the latest version of this on the original first posting?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Robre on April 26, 2013, 12:29:14 PM
I cant run GUIMiner. This is what i get:
http://i.imm.io/13Kn9.jpeg

And this is log file:
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "guiminer.py", line 18, in <module>
  File "pyopencl\__init__.pyo", line 4, in <module>
  File "pyopencl\_cl.pyo", line 12, in <module>
  File "pyopencl\_cl.pyo", line 10, in __load
ImportError: DLL load failed: The specified module could not be found.

Are you still having issues? I had the same error.

Step 1. Uninstall driver with utility.
Step 2. Delete all GUIminer scypt alpha files.
Step 3. Reboot computer
Step 4. Reinstall latest driver, 13.4
Step 5. Get GUIminer scrypt alpha

It might fix this issue.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on April 26, 2013, 04:56:22 PM
Dumb Question... as of 04-25-13 Is the latest version of this on the original first posting?

Yes

New version coming soon, I'm done my exams but am very sick so not as much work on this or MC2 has gotten done.  Sorry guys


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: dadach on April 26, 2013, 09:13:45 PM
hi, can you make it work with 7790. for some reason nothing happens when i try to run it


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: cptmooseinc on April 26, 2013, 10:46:10 PM
Is there a way you could build in something to allow a staggered autostart instead of starting all miners at once? I've noticed that on autostart that the miners will run about 50kH/s slower if all started at system startup on their own. If I start them up with about a 30-60 second delay in-between each miner, they pull higher kH/s and stay higher. The autostart ones start out 50kH/s lower and stay lower.

Thanks tacotime! (:


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: nesic1 on April 26, 2013, 11:37:20 PM
is there any command that can restart mining? lets say i want to restart mining ion every 2hr?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: 3Dfilament on April 26, 2013, 11:39:14 PM
- Sapphire 7950 (11196-16-20G)
- ASUS P8Z68-V Pro (motherboard)
- 8GB RAM
- i5-2500K
- Crucial M4SSD (128MB)
- Win 7 Pro
- cgminer (Using tacotime's GUIMiner-scrypt)
- Mining LTC at Coinotron

===============================

http://i33.tinypic.com/5b60c5.jpg

===============================

The image above is BEFORE installing the newest AMD 3.5 Beta 2 drivers released today.

Preliminary testing that I just started with a single Sapphire, stock clocked 7950, "11196-16-20G", indicates stales and invalids at coinotron.com are down dramatically using the AMD 3.5 Beta drivers posted for download today.

Hash speed is down to 513 so I'm going to push the thread concurrency gently and see what happens.

UPDATE:

Increasing thread concurrency to 21120 brought back a 4% rate of stales, with only an increase of 10-Khash/s, so inefficient, not worth the increased thread concurrency, back to 20736 to confirm lower stales/invalids, if it proves correct, then lower stales/invalids much more profitable than tiny increase percentage wise in Khash/s. Also testing over several hours to make sure the Khash/s stays consistent, remaining at 19 intensity.


SSSSOOOOO ...  8) ... a discussion as to WHY stales and invalids MIGHT be less with the new drivers, might prove stimulating ... or, why they might foresee-ably NOT have an impact on stales/invalids, and ... what can help lower stales and invalidzzz,  ???

UPDATE: Stales/invalid rate re-appeared at baseline settings, adjusted intensity to 20, low stales rate again, with increased khash/s from baseline screenshot, will let this run for a good while to test it. Just making tiny changes, one at a time.

! ! ! UPDATE ! ! ! 04-27-2013

CT disconnects and 15% - 25% stales invalids, connection problems with CT today, I'm in the U.S., so I switched pools, I've had issues with CT more than I like, probably because I'm in the U.S. and they are in Poland, I think.

I'm on PPLNS now at wemineltc and the GUIMiner just works great there. Same card, same settings as in the screenshot, 0 stales rates, (it's PPLNS and it's a U.S. Server), 527 khash/s testing with this single card the new pool. They have an IRC chat as well, and the site looks nice, simple and tight. I'll push this card here with these newest Beta drivers, and OC it a hair after a few payouts and statistic logging.

THANKS Tacotime, and best of health to you, get well and be well!


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: 3Dfilament on April 27, 2013, 06:45:44 PM
FEATURE SUGGESTION:

- Automated tuning function to find the most profitable settings

--- logs stale/invalid to shares accepted ratio (creates percentage)
--- StlsInvld/ShrsTRUE(Tune, TC, Intensity)

Automatically adjusts the card for performance, or reports ranges which the user can draw a baseline from.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: wizzardTim on April 27, 2013, 07:04:48 PM
Dumb Question... as of 04-25-13 Is the latest version of this on the original first posting?

Yes

New version coming soon, I'm done my exams but am very sick so not as much work on this or MC2 has gotten done.  Sorry guys

Don't worry..health comes always first.

Wish you get well soon :)


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: biganth on April 28, 2013, 04:22:07 PM
install defaults for every card

These defaults are great, do you know if they're any plans to add these to GUIminer?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: SardonicJester on April 28, 2013, 08:13:24 PM
I can't seem to get my computer back up and mining.

I was originally using Reaper (not through guiminer but standalone) and it was fine with my 3 - 6870s. I added a new 7950 and now it will not work for any of my cards.

So I installed guiminer and tried running it through guiminer.

I receive the same thing when trying to run through cgminer and reaper.

-Reaper-
I enter all of my information, press start, it gets to the part:
"Compiling kernel... this could take up to 2 minutes."

-CGminer-
I enter all of my information, press start, it gets to the part:
"Listener for "Miner" started"

And then Windows pops up saying:
"reaper.exe has stopped working"
"cgminer.exe has stopped working"

I have the most up to date AMD Catalyst Suite.
I have the most up to date AMD APP SDK.

But I can't seem to get anything to mine now. I'm sure it is probably something dumb.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

-Rest of system-

Sabertooth 990fx mobo
3 - 6870
1 - 7950


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on April 28, 2013, 08:20:52 PM
Reseat the GPU and the extender or try swapping the cards around


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Robre on April 28, 2013, 10:02:03 PM
I can't seem to get my computer back up and mining.

I was originally using Reaper (not through guiminer but standalone) and it was fine with my 3 - 6870s. I added a new 7950 and now it will not work for any of my cards.

So I installed guiminer and tried running it through guiminer.

I receive the same thing when trying to run through cgminer and reaper.

-Reaper-
I enter all of my information, press start, it gets to the part:
"Compiling kernel... this could take up to 2 minutes."

-CGminer-
I enter all of my information, press start, it gets to the part:
"Listener for "Miner" started"

And then Windows pops up saying:
"reaper.exe has stopped working"
"cgminer.exe has stopped working"

I have the most up to date AMD Catalyst Suite.
I have the most up to date AMD APP SDK.

But I can't seem to get anything to mine now. I'm sure it is probably something dumb.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

-Rest of system-

Sabertooth 990fx mobo
3 - 6870
1 - 7950


Try one card at a time. Uninstall drivers and reinstall them


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: 3Dfilament on April 28, 2013, 10:45:19 PM
- Sapphire 7950 (11196-16-20G)
- ASUS P8Z68-V Pro (motherboard)
- 8GB RAM
- i5-2500K
- Crucial M4SSD (128MB)
- Win 7 Pro
- REAPER -> (Using tacotime's GUIMiner - Alpha Scrypt)
- Mining FTC, (feathercoin), at featherpool.com

===============================

http://i42.tinypic.com/2yycig7.jpg

===============================

http://i40.tinypic.com/oh3jfo.jpg

===============================

Mining feathercoin, (will post another entry for LTC mining results with wemineltc.com at some point.)

This is stock mining, no Overclocking, so significantly better results are expected with mild, to medium overclocking.

CONSOLE DATA of INTEREST:
======================

2013-04-28 09:46:41: Listener for "FP 21888 19": Error 28 getting work. See http://curl.haxx.se/libcurl/c/libcurl-errors.html for error code explanations.
2013-04-28 09:46:41: Listener for "FP 21888 19": 2013-04-28 09:46:41 Couldn't connect to server. Trying again in a few seconds...
2013-04-28 09:46:41: Listener for "FP 21888 19": Getwork took 5.07 s!
2013-04-28 09:46:41: Listener for "FP 21888 19": Share submit took 6.178 s!

2013-04-28 12:44:20: Listener for "FP 21888 19": Error 28 getting work. See http://curl.haxx.se/libcurl/c/libcurl-errors.html for error code explanations.
2013-04-28 12:44:20: Listener for "FP 21888 19": 2013-04-28 12:44:20 Couldn't connect to server. Trying again in a few seconds...
2013-04-28 12:44:24: Listener for "FP 21888 19": Share submit took 15.512 s!
2013-04-28 12:44:24: Listener for "FP 21888 19": Share submit took 13.647 s!
2013-04-28 12:44:28: Listener for "FP 21888 19": Share submit took 9.129 s!

2013-04-28 13:00:31: Listener for "FP 21888 19": Share submit took 9.129 s!
2013-04-28 13:00:43: Listener for "FP 21888 19": Could not connect. Server down?
2013-04-28 13:00:43: Listener for "FP 21888 19": 2013-04-28 13:00:43 Couldn't connect to server. Trying again in a few seconds...
2013-04-28 13:00:47: Listener for "FP 21888 19": Share submit took 9.115 s!

2013-04-28 13:40:26: Listener for "FP 21888 19": Share submit took 8.767 s!
2013-04-28 13:40:26: Listener for "FP 21888 19": Getwork took 11.311 s!
2013-04-28 13:40:31: Listener for "FP 21888 19": Share submit took 9.145 s!
2013-04-28 13:47:13: Listener for "FP 21888 19": Getwork took 16.686 s!
2013-04-28 13:47:13: Listener for "FP 21888 19": Share submit took 16.635 s!
2013-04-28 13:47:14: Listener for "FP 21888 19": Share submit took 15.883 s!
2013-04-28 13:47:14: Listener for "FP 21888 19": Share submit took 14.002 s!
2013-04-28 13:47:16: Listener for "FP 21888 19": Share submit took 9.152 s!
2013-04-28 13:47:17: Listener for "FP 21888 19": Share submit took 9.157 s!
2013-04-28 13:47:17: Listener for "FP 21888 19": Share submit took 9.171 s!
2013-04-28 13:47:19: Listener for "FP 21888 19": Share submit took 9.289 s!
2013-04-28 13:47:22: Listener for "FP 21888 19": Weird response from server.
2013-04-28 13:47:22: Listener for "FP 21888 19": Share submit took 20.997 s!
2013-04-28 13:47:25: Listener for "FP 21888 19": Weird response from server.

2013-04-28 15:46:26: Listener for "FP 21888 19": Could not connect. Server down?
2013-04-28 15:46:26: Listener for "FP 21888 19": 2013-04-28 15:46:26 Couldn't connect to server. Trying again in a few seconds...
2013-04-28 15:46:29: Listener for "FP 21888 19": Share submit took 9.403 s!

2013-04-28 16:18:13: Listener for "FP 21888 19": Error 28 getting work. See http://curl.haxx.se/libcurl/c/libcurl-errors.html for error code explanations.
2013-04-28 16:18:13: Listener for "FP 21888 19": 2013-04-28 16:18:13 Couldn't connect to server. Trying again in a few seconds...
2013-04-28 16:18:15: Listener for "FP 21888 19": Share submit took 9.13 s!
2013-04-28 16:18:15: Listener for "FP 21888 19": Share submit took 9.123 s!
2013-04-28 16:18:17: Listener for "FP 21888 19": Share submit took 9.129 s!
2013-04-28 16:18:23: Listener for "FP 21888 19": Weird response from server.
2013-04-28 16:18:23: Listener for "FP 21888 19": Share submit took 21 s!

2013-04-28 16:59:27: Listener for "FP 21888 19": Getwork took 9.789 s!


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: juice on April 29, 2013, 12:49:45 PM
@3Dfilament
what version of guiminer do you use v0.03?
where is your stratum on off dropdown?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: rriky92 on April 29, 2013, 03:07:11 PM
When will you add Cudaminer?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on April 29, 2013, 03:34:46 PM
This week, code is about half done


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: SardonicJester on April 29, 2013, 05:42:24 PM
Reseat the GPU and the extender or try swapping the cards around

I can't believe that worked but Thank You.

Had to move the 7950 to my fourth slot and now all 4 work together.
For some reason it doesnt like it in slots 1,2, or 3.

Will send tip once I get home.

Thank you Tacotime.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: 3Dfilament on April 29, 2013, 08:04:03 PM
Reseat the GPU and the extender or try swapping the cards around

I can't believe that worked but Thank You.

Had to move the 7950 to my fourth slot and now all 4 work together.
For some reason it doesnt like it in slots 1,2, or 3.

Will send tip once I get home.

Thank you Tacotime.

He can see ... through walls.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Sidorovich on April 29, 2013, 08:54:51 PM
This week, code is about half done

I can't wait, I still can't figure out how to use command prompt miners correctly. This will save me a lot of trouble.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on April 29, 2013, 11:27:55 PM
Update for 0.04 written, I will test it tomorrow and then probably release it tomorrow night

Then I can finally get back to MC2

(Also oh God my source code is ugly for guiminer-scrypt haha)


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: 3Dfilament on April 30, 2013, 02:47:42 AM
(Also oh God my source code is ugly for guiminer-scrypt haha)

Can get junior devs, fix feathers nice.
Health and prosperity.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Sidorovich on April 30, 2013, 03:48:52 AM
I am getting some memory_management BSODs sometimes when using your miner, I have two reaper miners, both set to automatically start when I run it. I'm not sure if this is reaper's fault or the guiminer's though.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: 3Dfilament on April 30, 2013, 07:22:41 AM
I am getting some memory_management BSODs sometimes when using your miner, I have two reaper miners, both set to automatically start when I run it. I'm not sure if this is reaper's fault or the guiminer's though.

Can you post some type of .log data, something?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Sidorovich on April 30, 2013, 12:42:24 PM
I am getting some memory_management BSODs sometimes when using your miner, I have two reaper miners, both set to automatically start when I run it. I'm not sure if this is reaper's fault or the guiminer's though.

Can you post some type of .log data, something?

I have some memory dump files if you want them.

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/60526330/Minidump.rar

I turned off my ramdisk and it seems to have fixed the problem, but I will have to let my computer run for a few more hours before I can be sure it's fixed.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on April 30, 2013, 04:52:03 PM
I am getting some memory_management BSODs sometimes when using your miner, I have two reaper miners, both set to automatically start when I run it. I'm not sure if this is reaper's fault or the guiminer's though.

I have had two things causing BSODs while mining with reaper/cgminer:
1) Memory on motherboard is bad.
2) GPU is bad or seated improperly in the board/riser.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Sidorovich on April 30, 2013, 09:52:34 PM
I am getting some memory_management BSODs sometimes when using your miner, I have two reaper miners, both set to automatically start when I run it. I'm not sure if this is reaper's fault or the guiminer's though.

I have had two things causing BSODs while mining with reaper/cgminer:
1) Memory on motherboard is bad.
2) GPU is bad or seated improperly in the board/riser.

I moved my 7970 to another slot and it seems to have fixed the problem. I'm not using that card with the scrypt guiminer though. So that couldn't have been what was causing it.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on May 01, 2013, 07:02:26 AM
Code for cudaminer integration is 100% complete but python doesn't want to recognize the console output from the program (???), so I guess I'll have to work on it tomorrow.  It sucks because it's done for the most part, for some reason it just doesn't want to work.

Code:
import os, subprocess, sys

cmd = "\"C:\Python27\poclbm\cudaminer\cudaminer.exe\" -o http://ltc-pooldirect-a.kattare.com:9332/ -O user:pass -d 0 -i 0 -l auto -C 0 -m 1"
# cmd = "dir"
print cmd

p = subprocess.Popen(cmd,
    stdout=subprocess.PIPE,
    stderr=subprocess.STDOUT,
    universal_newlines=True,
    creationflags=0x08000000,
    shell=True)
   
while True:
    inline = p.stdout.readline()
    if not inline:
        break
    sys.stdout.write(inline)
    sys.stdout.flush()

Uncomment dir and dir command runs and outputs just fine.  Run cudaminer instance inside python and nothing shows up, despite cudaminer working fine outputting to console using the command in the command prompt.  No clue.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: forzendiablo on May 01, 2013, 03:24:50 PM
cgiminer.exe -w invalid value passed to set work


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Amph on May 01, 2013, 03:29:38 PM
trojan reported from avira

i still get the problem of low hash rate with cgminer..


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: TheAce on May 01, 2013, 08:27:45 PM
i'm mining feathhercoins with this miner and today about 4 times gpu stoped mining and all values at afterburner droped to 0 .. strange is that temperature also.. after few seconds temperature jumped up and after that everything started to work again..  ???
miner reported problem with conecting to pool.
so i want to ask if some of you had same problem somtime?
can this be a problem with afterburner?
which version you use?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: HellDiverUK on May 02, 2013, 11:20:22 AM
Started running this program, and it doesn't seem to want to mine for more than about an hour at a time.  The program still says it's mining, but doesn't actually send or receive any work to my proxy, or to the pool.

Nice idea, but I think I'll shuffle back to cgminer until it's fixed. :)


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on May 02, 2013, 08:32:55 PM
Update coming (hopefully) soon, code is done but cudaminer isn't reporting to stdout properly.  As soon as this issue is solved with the cudaminer dev 0.04 will be out.  A few bugs were also fixed.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: forzendiablo on May 02, 2013, 09:20:23 PM
i have CUDA GeForce 310M.
it jusat wont run. i get such errors:
Code:
2013-05-02 23:11:59: Listener for "Default": (1s):0.000 (avg):0.000h/s | Q:8  A:0  R:0  HW:0  E:0%  U:0.0/m
2013-05-02 23:12:01: Listener for "Default": [2013-05-02 23:12:00] Stratum connection to pool 0 interrupted
2013-05-02 23:12:01: Listener for "Default": (1s):0.000 (avg):0.000h/s | Q:9  A:0  R:0  HW:0  E:0%  U:0.0/m
2013-05-02 23:12:03: Listener for "Default": (1s):0.000 (avg):0.000h/s | Q:9  A:0  R:0  HW:0  E:0%  U:0.0/m
2013-05-02 23:12:05: Listener for "Default": (1s):0.000 (avg):0.000h/s | Q:9  A:0  R:0  HW:0  E:0%  U:0.0/m
2013-05-02 23:12:07: Listener for "Default": (1s):0.000 (avg):0.000h/s | Q:9  A:0  R:0  HW:0  E:0%  U:0.0/m
2013-05-02 23:12:09: Listener for "Default": (1s):0.000 (avg):0.000h/s | Q:10  A:0  R:0  HW:0  E:0%  U:0.0/m
2013-05-02 23:12:09: Listener for "Default" shutting down
2013-05-02 23:12:19: Running command: C:\Users\Super Man\Desktop\guiminer-scrypt_WINZ\cgminer\cgminer.exe --scrypt -u XXXXXX -p batuqaqab -o stratum+tcp://ltcmine.ru:3333 --gpu-platform 0 -d 0 -w 256 -v 1 -I 18 -g 1 -l 1 -T  --thread-concurrency 3200
2013-05-02 23:12:19: Listener for "Default" started
2013-05-02 23:12:22: Listener for "Default": [2013-05-02 23:12:19] Started cgminer 2.11.3
2013-05-02 23:12:22: Listener for "Default": [2013-05-02 23:12:19] Error -1: Getting Device IDs (num)
2013-05-02 23:12:22: Listener for "Default": [2013-05-02 23:12:19] Probing for an alive pool
2013-05-02 23:12:22: Listener for "Default": [2013-05-02 23:12:20] Error -1: Getting Device IDs (num)
2013-05-02 23:12:22: Listener for "Default": [2013-05-02 23:12:20] Failed to init GPU thread 0, disabling device 0
2013-05-02 23:12:22: Listener for "Default": [2013-05-02 23:12:20] Restarting the GPU from the menu will not fix this.
2013-05-02 23:12:22: Listener for "Default": [2013-05-02 23:12:20] Try restarting cgmi


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: dogie on May 02, 2013, 10:58:34 PM
I still get listener started and then nothing. Tried waiting 30 minutes, nothing ever happens. Have latest SDK and drivers, tried fresh downloads, default settings etc.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: bizaro on May 03, 2013, 12:11:55 AM
Hey TacoTime!

Kudos for this! 

Can you possibly add the feature of multiple saved profiles?  For instance if I want to swap pools or hardware you could go File -> Load Settings -> Profile 1, Profile 2, ... Profile n? Custom profile names would be cool too :)


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: bimmerdriver on May 03, 2013, 02:17:51 AM
@tacotime

Thanks for developing this. I just started mining and GUIminer made it really easy. I'm using wemineltc.com. Hopefully will get the first LTC in my wallet tonight.

I'm running a 5770. GUIminer is reporting 198-200kH/s, while the pool is reporting fluctuating value from 200 to 400 kH/s, typically around 300 kH/s. Should I trust the number from GUIminer rather than what the pool website reports?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Sidorovich on May 03, 2013, 02:46:33 AM
@tacotime

Thanks for developing this. I just started mining and GUIminer made it really easy. I'm using wemineltc.com. Hopefully will get the first LTC in my wallet tonight.

I'm running a 5770. GUIminer is reporting 198-200kH/s, while the pool is reporting fluctuating value from 200 to 400 kH/s, typically around 300 kH/s. Should I trust the number from GUIminer rather than what the pool website reports?

The pool's hash rate is always an estimate of your speed and not always correct, so look at your miner's speed instead.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Marco André on May 03, 2013, 02:51:02 AM
Can I have some help here

I've downloaded GUIMinter-scrypt alpha, I'm using the Wemineltc.com pool.

For some reason I'm stuck in "Starting..." and "Connecting..." 

host: wemineltc.com
username: myusername.1
port: 3333

Do I need any additional configuration or its just worker information, and choose one of the gpu defaults? I'm using a 7950

Thanks


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: PeeJWeeJ on May 03, 2013, 02:56:48 AM
Can I have some help here

I've downloaded GUIMinter-scrypt alpha, I'm using the Wemineltc.com pool.

For some reason I'm stuck in "Starting..." and "Connecting..." 

host: wemineltc.com
username: myusername.1
port: 3333

Do I need any additional configuration or its just worker information, and choose one of the gpu defaults? I'm using a 7950

Thanks

Assuming you're looking for the Europe pool, you need to have "eu.wemineltc.com" in the host line and make sure that "yes" is selected under "use stratum"


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Marco André on May 03, 2013, 03:04:03 AM
Thanks PeeJWeeJ,

I changed the host but I still have connection problems  :-[ I guess I'm not mining any LTC today


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: bimmerdriver on May 03, 2013, 03:14:03 AM
Thanks PeeJWeeJ,

I changed the host but I still have connection problems  :-[ I guess I'm not mining any LTC today
Keep trying. Sometimes it takes a while to connect.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: jayeeyee on May 03, 2013, 05:44:16 AM
Any updates on the integration of CUDAMiner? :)


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on May 03, 2013, 06:21:20 AM
Any updates on the integration of CUDAMiner? :)

Waiting to see if the next update brings console output in the form of stdout that python can read, otherwise I have to hack cudaminer and recompile it myself.  Right now I'd like to avoid that.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: FullLife on May 03, 2013, 06:51:28 AM
Can anyone explain this to me? 
In GUIMiner (scrypt version), I can use thread concurrencies higher than 8192, but in CGMiner, I can't.  When I try to use values higher than 8192, I get the dreaded "Error -61:..." message.  This doesn't really make any sense to me at all.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on May 03, 2013, 06:56:45 AM
guiminer-scrypt sets its own environmental values rather than writing them to the registry

you can set them yourself using
Code:
setx GPU_MAX_ALLOC_PERCENT 100
Note that this sets them for all consoles not the one you run that command in (windows is really weird)


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: FullLife on May 03, 2013, 05:59:42 PM
guiminer-scrypt sets its own environmental values rather than writing them to the registry

you can set them yourself using
Code:
setx GPU_MAX_ALLOC_PERCENT 100
Note that this sets them for all consoles not the one you run that command in (windows is really weird)

I've known about this command for a while, it doesn't do anything for me.  I still can't use thread concurrencies above 8192 w/ cgminer.  I'm using Win 7 Ultimate SP1 w/ AMD 13.1 drivers.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: cptmooseinc on May 03, 2013, 10:38:27 PM
FullLife, get a copy of Windows 8 and run 13.2 beta drivers. It runs reallllly nice in Windows 8.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: 420 on May 04, 2013, 12:11:16 AM
Integrated the moddeed cudaminer yet?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: juice on May 04, 2013, 09:08:09 PM
dont forget to donate some satoshis to tacotime for his work.
he need good brainfood to get it done!


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on May 04, 2013, 09:09:34 PM
Integrated the moddeed cudaminer yet?

Still can't pull output from it with python (trust me I've tried)

MC2/netcoin has been keeping me busy


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: paladin281978 on May 05, 2013, 05:08:09 AM
tacotime

how to set up GUIMiner-scrypt on p2pool (p2pool.org:9388 - CNC), that was less than 10% of the rejected share?
I have 50-60%


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: 420 on May 05, 2013, 09:05:16 AM
Integrated the moddeed cudaminer yet?

Still can't pull output from it with python (trust me I've tried)

MC2/netcoin has been keeping me busy

is netcoin your own cryptocurrency?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: rikii on May 05, 2013, 03:05:52 PM
The Built in stratum miner with this. the local standalone one. What kind of flags can  i pass in the flag field for that? ive got all my units going through one socket but I want to make sure theres no flags i could be using on stratum proxy that might help with anything. Thanks guys  8)


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: BBN on May 06, 2013, 04:40:47 PM
HI Tacotime,

How can I see what is causing the stales shares - prevhash-stale or something diff (unknown-work, high-hash)?

Thank You

EDIT: using cgminer


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: FullLife on May 06, 2013, 04:42:31 PM
How do you setup failover pools for cgminer using GUIMiner?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: cptmooseinc on May 06, 2013, 05:42:02 PM
^search this thread. Already been covered.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Crystallas on May 07, 2013, 06:38:36 AM
Update coming (hopefully) soon, code is done but cudaminer isn't reporting to stdout properly.  As soon as this issue is solved with the cudaminer dev 0.04 will be out.  A few bugs were also fixed.

One little request. Different icon, so it's distinguishable between multiple instances that use the same icon in the tray(a lot of different CryptoCurrency proggies are using the same icon.)

 ;D   Whipped this up for you to use however you want, if that helps.

http://i.imgur.com/umTaDFo.png

http://ge.tt/49tPFyf/v/0?c  <-already packaged ico download link of the 4 above icons.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: BBN on May 07, 2013, 06:09:04 PM
HI Tacotime,

How can I see what is causing the stales shares - prevhash-stale or something diff (unknown-work, high-hash)?

Thank You

EDIT: using cgminer

EDIT 2: Anyone willing to help?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: 3Dfilament on May 07, 2013, 06:59:26 PM
HI Tacotime,

How can I see what is causing the stales shares - prevhash-stale or something diff (unknown-work, high-hash)?

Thank You

EDIT: using cgminer

EDIT 2: Anyone willing to help?

Please, you can post part of your log so we can look at that. I google all the errors and phrases I see in my log, we can discuss them here.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on May 07, 2013, 08:14:30 PM
I will release v0.04 with broken cudaminer support today.  Unfortunately, I haven't heard from the programmer about fixing the program, and I have no way to get its output from stdout right now.  You can still start/stop it with guiminer and see if it's getting shares through the proxy.  In addition to this, it writes a .bat file in the cudaminer folder that runs the command line version of the program with the settings you've selected.

A few other bugs have been patched, notably one that fixes the "Starting..." hang when trying to start a miner when your windows username has a space in it.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on May 08, 2013, 03:41:09 AM
Version 0.04 alpha is uploaded.  Enjoy, and sorry cudaminer doesn't work perfectly, but it will make batch files automatically.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on May 08, 2013, 03:46:35 AM
Update coming (hopefully) soon, code is done but cudaminer isn't reporting to stdout properly.  As soon as this issue is solved with the cudaminer dev 0.04 will be out.  A few bugs were also fixed.

One little request. Different icon, so it's distinguishable between multiple instances that use the same icon in the tray(a lot of different CryptoCurrency proggies are using the same icon.)

 ;D   Whipped this up for you to use however you want, if that helps.

http://i.imgur.com/umTaDFo.png

http://ge.tt/49tPFyf/v/0?c  <-already packaged ico download link of the 4 above icons.

Thanks, I have used this for 0.04


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: FullLife on May 08, 2013, 03:52:17 AM
Version 0.04 alpha is uploaded.  Enjoy, and sorry cudaminer doesn't work perfectly, but it will make batch files automatically.


Other than cudaminer, what other changes did you implement?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on May 08, 2013, 04:12:34 AM
Version 0.04 alpha is uploaded.  Enjoy, and sorry cudaminer doesn't work perfectly, but it will make batch files automatically.


Other than cudaminer, what other changes did you implement?

see op


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: FullLife on May 08, 2013, 05:04:35 AM
Version 0.04 alpha is uploaded.  Enjoy, and sorry cudaminer doesn't work perfectly, but it will make batch files automatically.


Other than cudaminer, what other changes did you implement?

see op

Probably should have looked there first eh lol.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Crystallas on May 08, 2013, 06:36:02 AM
So far so good Taco! And thanks for using a unique icon <3  ;D



Quick feedback(my experience, same pool, 15 minute tests for each change, Win7(32), 7850 "OC" 1GB, stock clocks for this one = 900/1200/100% fan), all on cgminer. Catalyst 12.8, APP SDK 2.6   ***All hashrates were confirmed on the mining pool for accuracy***  

0.02
274.0 KH/s

0.04
277.3 KH/s


Now, I don't know if I should say this out or not....

I replaced the cgminer folder with BFGminer 3.0.2 by simply moving all of the files into a folder named cgminer, moving it into the directory, and renaming bfgminer.exe to cgminer.exe . YMMV if you want to try this, and the hashrate is going to show up different in the status bar (http://i.imgur.com/lDintX2.png), but it works fairly well if you just want to use it as the GUI front-end.

0.02
283.2 KH/s

0.04
280.1 KH/s


Now I overclocked the card to 1050 and left the memclock.

stock 0.02 =322.1 KH/s
w/BFGm 0.02 = 332.6 KH/s    

stock 0.04 = 308.4 KH/s
w/BFGm 0.04 = 326.0 KH/s


I should also note, I used the suggested settings for 7850(low), and the GPU threads field autofills with 2, not 1 in 0.04. My card with any miner will barely hash at all with 2 in this box.  I'm not sure if that was just a typo, because 0.02 autofilled the box to 1.

I don't know if it's just me, but simply doing the BFGminer swap with 0.02 gave me the best results, which IMO is kind of odd because this is just a frontend, and I would have expected the same with 0.04.



Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: cdog on May 08, 2013, 06:47:34 AM
Taco, due to the seemingly never-ending DDOS attacks on give-me-ltc.com and wemineltc.com (two of the best if not the two best pools), would you consider adding failover as an option for GUIMiner-scrypt?

The way I have my pools set up, they all have the same worker names and passwords on each pool, so the only field I would need to complete would be the site address and port for each of the 3 pools I would use.

I dont know how feasible this is, but I think it would be a great addition.

Also I dont know if I have the latest version, but if you havent replaced the Bitcoin icon with a Litecoin icon, consider doing so!


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tunafish on May 09, 2013, 08:45:10 PM
Hi all.

I've tried using GUIminer on a few occassions to mine LTC and NVC but anytime I've tried, no matter what pool I'm trying to connect to, I get this:
Code:
2013-05-09 16:35:37: Listener for "Default" started
2013-05-09 16:36:37: Listener for "Default": [2013-05-09 16:35:37] Started cgminer 2.11.3
2013-05-09 16:36:37: Listener for "Default": [2013-05-09 16:35:37] Probing for an alive pool
2013-05-09 16:36:37: Listener for "Default": [2013-05-09 16:35:40] Pool 0 slow/down or URL or credentials invalid
2013-05-09 16:36:37: Listener for "Default": [2013-05-09 16:36:37] No servers were found that could be used to get work from.
2013-05-09 16:36:37: Listener for "Default": [2013-05-09 16:36:37] Please check the details from the list below of the servers you have input
2013-05-09 16:36:37: Listener for "Default": [2013-05-09 16:36:37] Most likely you have input the wrong URL, forgotten to add a port, or have not set up workers
2013-05-09 16:36:37: Listener for "Default": [2013-05-09 16:36:37] Pool: 0  URL: http://pool-nvc.khore.org:9332  User: fishing  Password: fish

I just went though every page on this thread and the only suggestion I found was launching cgminer via command which I did and got the same error. I've setup workers obviously but this always happens. I don't have any firewall up either. Any suggestions?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Crypto Canary on May 10, 2013, 12:46:41 AM
I use litecoinpool.org and Reaper. Why is it that whenever I stop mining I receive an idle worker email? ScryptMiner doesn't do that so it must be this program.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: FullLife on May 10, 2013, 12:47:15 AM
Taco, due to the seemingly never-ending DDOS attacks on give-me-ltc.com and wemineltc.com (two of the best if not the two best pools), would you consider adding failover as an option for GUIMiner-scrypt?

The way I have my pools set up, they all have the same worker names and passwords on each pool, so the only field I would need to complete would be the site address and port for each of the 3 pools I would use.

I dont know how feasible this is, but I think it would be a great addition.

Also I dont know if I have the latest version, but if you havent replaced the Bitcoin icon with a Litecoin icon, consider doing so!

Failover is already there, you just add it to the "extra flags" field.  It works great for me.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Crystallas on May 10, 2013, 04:59:43 AM
Hi all.

I've tried using GUIminer on a few occassions to mine LTC and NVC but anytime I've tried, no matter what pool I'm trying to connect to, I get this:
Code:
2013-05-09 16:35:37: Listener for "Default" started
2013-05-09 16:36:37: Listener for "Default": [2013-05-09 16:35:37] Started cgminer 2.11.3
2013-05-09 16:36:37: Listener for "Default": [2013-05-09 16:35:37] Probing for an alive pool
2013-05-09 16:36:37: Listener for "Default": [2013-05-09 16:35:40] Pool 0 slow/down or URL or credentials invalid
2013-05-09 16:36:37: Listener for "Default": [2013-05-09 16:36:37] No servers were found that could be used to get work from.
2013-05-09 16:36:37: Listener for "Default": [2013-05-09 16:36:37] Please check the details from the list below of the servers you have input
2013-05-09 16:36:37: Listener for "Default": [2013-05-09 16:36:37] Most likely you have input the wrong URL, forgotten to add a port, or have not set up workers
2013-05-09 16:36:37: Listener for "Default": [2013-05-09 16:36:37] Pool: 0  URL: http://pool-nvc.khore.org:9332  User: fishing  Password: fish

I just went though every page on this thread and the only suggestion I found was launching cgminer via command which I did and got the same error. I've setup workers obviously but this always happens. I don't have any firewall up either. Any suggestions?

I *think* khore is not stratum. Stratum is enabled as default on GUIminer-scrypt.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: mercSuey on May 10, 2013, 08:48:16 AM
Just downloaded this on my third rig with duo 7970s.  Rig I built yesterday was completed flawlessly.  Today's rig hates me.  Guiminer-scrypt will cause cgminer to crash when attempting to start mining.  I can run cgminer via cmd prompt, and I have uninstalled/installed amd sdk/CCC drivers several times.  Unstalled/installed guiminer as well.  And running guiminer as admin doesn't seem to help either.  Saved working guiminer from from other rig on a flash drive and running it on new rig, but still getting same cgminer error when starting to mine.  Any sugesstions?

Here's the error in the exe log file:

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "guiminer.py", line 1033, in toggle_mining
  File "guiminer.py", line 1338, in start_mining
  File "guiminer.py", line 1167, in configure_subprocess_cgminer
IOError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: u'C:\\Windows\\System32\\cgminer\\mine-ryc6.bat'

edit:

same with reaper.  Tries to compile kernel since first time running it but immediately crashes.

edit 2:

did a fresh install of Windows 8 and still the same problem.

edit 3:

I can get guiminer (non scrypt version) to mine BTC and TRC using poclbm, so at least I know my gpu is working.  Next I'm going to replace my RAM and mess with my bios as well to see if I can get anything.

I'm about to pass out, time for sleep. Hopefully someone can shed light on my issues.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on May 10, 2013, 11:14:26 PM
Just downloaded this on my third rig with duo 7970s.  Rig I built yesterday was completed flawlessly.  Today's rig hates me.  Guiminer-scrypt will cause cgminer to crash when attempting to start mining.  I can run cgminer via cmd prompt, and I have uninstalled/installed amd sdk/CCC drivers several times.  Unstalled/installed guiminer as well.  And running guiminer as admin doesn't seem to help either.  Saved working guiminer from from other rig on a flash drive and running it on new rig, but still getting same cgminer error when starting to mine.  Any sugesstions?

Here's the error in the exe log file:

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "guiminer.py", line 1033, in toggle_mining
  File "guiminer.py", line 1338, in start_mining
  File "guiminer.py", line 1167, in configure_subprocess_cgminer
IOError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: u'C:\\Windows\\System32\\cgminer\\mine-ryc6.bat'

edit:

same with reaper.  Tries to compile kernel since first time running it but immediately crashes.

edit 2:

did a fresh install of Windows 8 and still the same problem.

edit 3:

I can get guiminer (non scrypt version) to mine BTC and TRC using poclbm, so at least I know my gpu is working.  Next I'm going to replace my RAM and mess with my bios as well to see if I can get anything.

I'm about to pass out, time for sleep. Hopefully someone can shed light on my issues.

You're running the program as an administrator, it looks like, because pwd is being set to C:\\Windows\\System32\\


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: mercSuey on May 11, 2013, 01:03:53 AM
Just downloaded this on my third rig with duo 7970s.  Rig I built yesterday was completed flawlessly.  Today's rig hates me.  Guiminer-scrypt will cause cgminer to crash when attempting to start mining.  I can run cgminer via cmd prompt, and I have uninstalled/installed amd sdk/CCC drivers several times.  Unstalled/installed guiminer as well.  And running guiminer as admin doesn't seem to help either.  Saved working guiminer from from other rig on a flash drive and running it on new rig, but still getting same cgminer error when starting to mine.  Any sugesstions?

Here's the error in the exe log file:

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "guiminer.py", line 1033, in toggle_mining
  File "guiminer.py", line 1338, in start_mining
  File "guiminer.py", line 1167, in configure_subprocess_cgminer
IOError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: u'C:\\Windows\\System32\\cgminer\\mine-ryc6.bat'

edit:

same with reaper.  Tries to compile kernel since first time running it but immediately crashes.

edit 2:

did a fresh install of Windows 8 and still the same problem.

edit 3:

I can get guiminer (non scrypt version) to mine BTC and TRC using poclbm, so at least I know my gpu is working.  Next I'm going to replace my RAM and mess with my bios as well to see if I can get anything.

I'm about to pass out, time for sleep. Hopefully someone can shed light on my issues.

You're running the program as an administrator, it looks like, because pwd is being set to C:\\Windows\\System32\\

Hey, Tacotime!  Thanks for the suggestion.  I didn't realize when installing Win8 that I was logged in as admin.  But it seems the behavior of cgminer hasn't improved.  I can get it to mine SHA coins no problem.  But as soon as I try to mine a scrypt coin it just hangs at 'starting' and then crashes.  Are my environment vars messed up so that scrypt mining is broken?  That seems weird but I am at a total loss at this point.  In summary, cgminer works for BTC or TRC but breaks for scrypt mining.  I am starting to think something is wrong with my RAM/mobo connection.  But sys info correctly reads amount of RAM installed.  I don't know...

edit:

And Reaper just hangs in 'compiling kernel'...


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on May 11, 2013, 01:38:33 AM
Hey, Tacotime!  Thanks for the suggestion.  I didn't realize when installing Win8 that I was logged in as admin.  But it seems the behavior of cgminer hasn't improved.  I can get it to mine SHA coins no problem.  But as soon as I try to mine a scrypt coin it just hangs at 'starting' and then crashes.  Are my environment vars messed up so that scrypt mining is broken?  That seems weird but I am at a total loss at this point.  In summary, cgminer works for BTC or TRC but breaks for scrypt mining.  I am starting to think something is wrong with my RAM/mobo connection.  But sys info correctly reads amount of RAM installed.  I don't know...

edit:

And Reaper just hangs in 'compiling kernel'...

I've got no experience with Win8, which may be what's causing the problem, but it's hard to tell from here.  You should try installing Win7 instead and see if that works better for you.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: mercSuey on May 11, 2013, 10:29:50 AM
Hey, Tacotime!  Thanks for the suggestion.  I didn't realize when installing Win8 that I was logged in as admin.  But it seems the behavior of cgminer hasn't improved.  I can get it to mine SHA coins no problem.  But as soon as I try to mine a scrypt coin it just hangs at 'starting' and then crashes.  Are my environment vars messed up so that scrypt mining is broken?  That seems weird but I am at a total loss at this point.  In summary, cgminer works for BTC or TRC but breaks for scrypt mining.  I am starting to think something is wrong with my RAM/mobo connection.  But sys info correctly reads amount of RAM installed.  I don't know...

edit:

And Reaper just hangs in 'compiling kernel'...

I've got no experience with Win8, which may be what's causing the problem, but it's hard to tell from here.  You should try installing Win7 instead and see if that works better for you.

I couldn't run guiminer on Win7.  The ports on the mobo wouldn't work, including ethernet.  So it has to be a hardware issue, especially since I built the first rig with no problems. 

Thanks for your time.  I look forward to netcoin.  ;)


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: barwizi on May 11, 2013, 10:32:29 AM
hello, there, Have you heard of scrypt-jane? can your miner run it?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: mxz280 on May 11, 2013, 12:05:24 PM
GUIMiner scrypt的:GUIMiner叉采矿scrypt的链


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tunafish on May 14, 2013, 03:19:28 AM
Hi all.

I've tried using GUIminer on a few occassions to mine LTC and NVC but anytime I've tried, no matter what pool I'm trying to connect to, I get this:
Code:
2013-05-09 16:35:37: Listener for "Default" started
2013-05-09 16:36:37: Listener for "Default": [2013-05-09 16:35:37] Started cgminer 2.11.3
2013-05-09 16:36:37: Listener for "Default": [2013-05-09 16:35:37] Probing for an alive pool
2013-05-09 16:36:37: Listener for "Default": [2013-05-09 16:35:40] Pool 0 slow/down or URL or credentials invalid
2013-05-09 16:36:37: Listener for "Default": [2013-05-09 16:36:37] No servers were found that could be used to get work from.
2013-05-09 16:36:37: Listener for "Default": [2013-05-09 16:36:37] Please check the details from the list below of the servers you have input
2013-05-09 16:36:37: Listener for "Default": [2013-05-09 16:36:37] Most likely you have input the wrong URL, forgotten to add a port, or have not set up workers
2013-05-09 16:36:37: Listener for "Default": [2013-05-09 16:36:37] Pool: 0  URL: http://pool-nvc.khore.org:9332  User: fishing  Password: fish

I just went though every page on this thread and the only suggestion I found was launching cgminer via command which I did and got the same error. I've setup workers obviously but this always happens. I don't have any firewall up either. Any suggestions?

I *think* khore is not stratum. Stratum is enabled as default on GUIminer-scrypt.


For anyone reading this with the same issue, I figured out my problem. I was typing in the username/password fields: workername/password when I should have been typing username.workername/password. I don't remember having to do this for mining BTC at any of the pools I tried but maybe I'm mistaken. So if your username is johndoe and your workername is box1 you'd want to put into guiminer: johndoe.workername and then just the password for the worker(not both)

Now that that's solved can anyone tell me the proper format for the "-s" flag? My GPU overheats easily and I'd rather use the -s flag to give it a break than add cooling or lower the intensity(going -1 from the value I want on intensity cuts my hashrate by more than a half) I've tried putting in -s.01 -s .01 -s0.01 etc but I always get "not a valid number" errors. any thoughts?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: 3Dfilament on May 14, 2013, 11:20:58 AM
GUIMiner scrypt的:GUIMiner叉采矿scrypt的链

Perhaps you might consider working with the development group translating the upcoming Netcoin release information, and current white papers into Mandarin, that's a good translation you have there.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tex83rb on May 18, 2013, 12:26:29 AM
http://www.arctic.ac/en/p/cooling/vga/449/accelero-twin-turbo-6990.html?c=2182

hello guys, I installed this system on both my 6990

Now, however, the system does not hold nor with 4 cores (2 x 2 boards), or with 3 core ... and even with a single card - 2 cores!

Now ,  I can not think that a power supply from 1200 w is not able to hold a single 6990 with this cooling system at maximum power under mining litecoin, with a core i7 and 12 gb ram ddr 3 on a asus P6T7 supercomputer and wa a dvd player attached, and nothing more!

obviously there is something wrong.

the system will auto-reboot and restart . windows 8 tells me if I want to send info to microsoft about the fault that caused the reboot.

I do not know, you need the dump files, the same that says to send to microsoft to give me a hand?

I'm beginning to be short of ideas for how to solve the problem ....


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: barwizi on May 18, 2013, 03:37:50 AM
run seperate instances of it, with other cards disabled in each instance


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tex83rb on May 18, 2013, 01:31:15 PM
run seperate instances of it, with other cards disabled in each instance


I tried to run cgiminer from the command line, without guiminer, with a single card 6990 both cores, like you told separate command line for each core.
 Well now is mining from 1 h without any problems. I also disabled the automatic restart so read the reason for the bsod in case there was.

it's easy to think the troubles were due to some problem with guiminer. but expect to give conclusions.

now I'll try with the second card, the first 3 and then 4 instances from the command line, one for each core.

if that will work  the problem would be almost certainly with guiminer.

I will update soon


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: SubNoize on May 19, 2013, 04:41:41 AM
BUG WITH CUDAMINER

When you press stop from summary it doesn't close cudaminer properly. The command for closing it is ctrl + c but i think it just exits it which causes a driver crash.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: z26y25x24 on May 19, 2013, 11:20:06 AM
hi

this work for BTC or not  ????

thanks


Title: Re: Need some help trying to set up 4x6870 + 2x6870x2 5xlitecoin for correct answer
Post by: prophetx on May 20, 2013, 06:21:26 AM
I am offering a 5 litecoin donation or equal in bitcoin to anyone who can help me figure this out

I am trying to set up a few mining rigs with 4x6870s (sapphire) and 2x 6860x2 (Visiontek) and am having some issues. On the first computer I set up I was having trouble getting windows to recognize the cards but that I can figure out as its probably something simple, but the main problem is

On the other computer once I tell GuiMiner- Scrypt Alpha to start mining with more than 4 cards it tells me I have an error and it needs to close. It doesn't close and keeps mining with the 4 cards that have started but will be in an internal deadlock saying its starting or connecting but never will. I dont know why the first computer would allow me to miner with more than 4 gpus but has other errors and this one wont let me mine with more than four

I have have 4 rigs all being built and have alot riding on this.

Specs: Mobo Gigabyte UD5 990FXx3, UD7x1
CPU- AMD 145 singlex2, Dual core, and X640
GPU - 16x sapphire 6870, 8x visiontek 6870x2
PSU - Coolmax 1600w, 3xkingin 1000w, OCZ 1250w, Coolermaster 800w, Diablotek 600w
RAM- 16GB Corsair Dominator 1866, 3x8gb Gskill 1600
Windows 7

I am a previous bitcoin miner and have had many systems with more than 4 gpus. And the big thing is on one computer I was mining with more than 4 gpus for a while but now on my other ones I am having issues.

Error code
Probelem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application name: CGMINER/exe
Version 0.0.0.0
fault module name aticaldd.dll
fault module version 6.14.10.1589
exception code c0000005
Exception Offset 0017e048

I have the same issue, except I get this even with 2 cards


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Hippie Tech on May 22, 2013, 04:19:45 AM
Try the AMD cleanup utility, then redo or try a different driver/sdk..

http://sites.amd.com/us/game/downloads/Pages/catalyst-uninstall-utility.aspx


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Jcw188 on May 23, 2013, 01:59:41 AM

put intensity down to 12 while i'm on.

http://i.imgur.com/evjBsXq.jpg

console
2013-03-18 07:34:54: Running command: E:\Bitcoin\guiminerLTC\cgminer\cgminer.exe --scrypt -u pentix.1 -p__
 -o stratum+tcp://coinotron.com:3334 -d 0 --thread-concurrency 1600 -w 128 -v 1 -I 12 -g 1 -l 5 -T
2013-03-18 07:34:54: Listener for "coinotron" started
2013-03-18 07:35:01: Listener for "coinotron": [2013-03-18 07:34:55] Started cgminer 2.10.5
2013-03-18 07:35:01: Listener for "coinotron": [2013-03-18 07:34:55] Probing for an alive pool
2013-03-18 07:35:01: Listener for "coinotron": [2013-03-18 07:34:56] Stratum from pool 0 detected new block
(keeps saying detected new block)

top part

http://i.imgur.com/9atjU9f.jpg

bottom part

http://i.imgur.com/a2UtMTr.jpg
[/quote]

I am getting this problem of it saying detected new block on pool 0 over and over. Trying to mine world coin. Anyone figure out what was wrong?  Thanks


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: blizzen on May 23, 2013, 06:15:14 PM
Taco, due to the seemingly never-ending DDOS attacks on give-me-ltc.com and wemineltc.com (two of the best if not the two best pools), would you consider adding failover as an option for GUIMiner-scrypt?

The way I have my pools set up, they all have the same worker names and passwords on each pool, so the only field I would need to complete would be the site address and port for each of the 3 pools I would use.

I dont know how feasible this is, but I think it would be a great addition.

Also I dont know if I have the latest version, but if you havent replaced the Bitcoin icon with a Litecoin icon, consider doing so!

Failover is already there, you just add it to the "extra flags" field.  It works great for me.

Hallo FullLife!

Can you please show us an example of the syntax for "failover" in "extra flags".

Thanks,
Blizzen


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Cyrus on May 23, 2013, 11:20:35 PM
(mirror 2) (https://mega.co.nz/#!UlskWQYC!TVod3g5m9gsHe9kU6eoQhRItYmZw-fQ_VYM8GsPTcBY) has version 0.03 instead of the latest version, 0.04.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on May 24, 2013, 04:18:20 AM
(mirror 2) (https://mega.co.nz/#!UlskWQYC!TVod3g5m9gsHe9kU6eoQhRItYmZw-fQ_VYM8GsPTcBY) has version 0.03 instead of the latest version, 0.04.

fixed


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on May 24, 2013, 04:19:49 AM
Taco, due to the seemingly never-ending DDOS attacks on give-me-ltc.com and wemineltc.com (two of the best if not the two best pools), would you consider adding failover as an option for GUIMiner-scrypt?

The way I have my pools set up, they all have the same worker names and passwords on each pool, so the only field I would need to complete would be the site address and port for each of the 3 pools I would use.

I dont know how feasible this is, but I think it would be a great addition.

Also I dont know if I have the latest version, but if you havent replaced the Bitcoin icon with a Litecoin icon, consider doing so!

Failover is already there, you just add it to the "extra flags" field.  It works great for me.

Hallo FullLife!

Can you please show us an example of the syntax for "failover" in "extra flags".

Thanks,
Blizzen

See this post

https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=150331.msg1833329#msg1833329

Sorry, I will update to 0.041 soon with support for failover pools.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: SubNoize on May 24, 2013, 09:52:34 AM
Taco, due to the seemingly never-ending DDOS attacks on give-me-ltc.com and wemineltc.com (two of the best if not the two best pools), would you consider adding failover as an option for GUIMiner-scrypt?

The way I have my pools set up, they all have the same worker names and passwords on each pool, so the only field I would need to complete would be the site address and port for each of the 3 pools I would use.

I dont know how feasible this is, but I think it would be a great addition.

Also I dont know if I have the latest version, but if you havent replaced the Bitcoin icon with a Litecoin icon, consider doing so!

Failover is already there, you just add it to the "extra flags" field.  It works great for me.

Hallo FullLife!

Can you please show us an example of the syntax for "failover" in "extra flags".

Thanks,
Blizzen

See this post

https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=150331.msg1833329#msg1833329

Sorry, I will update to 0.041 soon with support for failover pools.

in 0.041 can you fix the way cudaminer closes please? It causes driver crash but it should close via Ctrl + C command which never causes driver crash in standalone version. It can cause driver crash or my entire pc to freeze and die.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on May 24, 2013, 02:21:23 PM
in 0.041 can you fix the way cudaminer closes please? It causes driver crash but it should close via Ctrl + C command which never causes driver crash in standalone version. It can cause driver crash or my entire pc to freeze and die.

I'm not sure how to resolve this, I'll try to communicate with the process to send the CTRL+C but I'll have to play with that later (communication with CUDAminer via subprocess appears totally borked at this point in time)

In the meantime just execute the .bat file the program generates.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: SubNoize on May 24, 2013, 02:32:24 PM
in 0.041 can you fix the way cudaminer closes please? It causes driver crash but it should close via Ctrl + C command which never causes driver crash in standalone version. It can cause driver crash or my entire pc to freeze and die.

I'm not sure how to resolve this, I'll try to communicate with the process to send the CTRL+C but I'll have to play with that later (communication with CUDAminer via subprocess appears totally borked at this point in time)

In the meantime just execute the .bat file the program generates.

maybe we can ask cbuchner1 for a command that guiminer can access?? cheers for the reply mate :)


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: CJM1682 on May 26, 2013, 01:25:58 PM
How can i use this and have cgminer launch with the GPU_MAX_ALLOC_PERCENT and GPU_USE_SYNC_OBJECTS command? Sorry i am very tired and cannot think straight!!! please help


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Madstudios30620 on May 28, 2013, 01:06:44 PM
GUIMiner-Scrypt might be a good program. And while I am good at configuring programs without instructions, could
someone please help us remember how to set this thing up and run it for use with coinotron.

All I got was a bunch of russian defaults and I edited the default.ini file but apparently you are supposed
to do this 6 more times scattered about in the directories?

Im giving an acre and a half for 1 decent seamstress, and I give room and board. Good meals!
Im all ears at madstudios30620@gmail.com

An easier way to stratum mine?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: mcrimson on May 28, 2013, 10:50:49 PM
Can this be used with 64 bit Windows??


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: cptmooseinc on May 29, 2013, 03:40:31 PM
mcrimson, I use it on Windows 8 all the time, so yes.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: shantee on May 30, 2013, 11:42:56 AM
It's a really great program , best hashrate possible , easy to configure ..perfect!  Maybe an option to delete a configured miner in the summary list or by right clicking on its tab could make it even more perfect ^^ 


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: matauc12 on May 30, 2013, 02:52:18 PM
It's a really great program , best hashrate possible , easy to configure ..perfect!  Maybe an option to delete a configured miner in the summary list or by right clicking on its tab could make it even more perfect ^^ 
As far as I know, you can delete tabs already. When you are on the tab, there is a small X to the far right.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: shantee on May 30, 2013, 03:07:58 PM
Quote
As far as I know, you can delete tabs already. When you are on the tab, there is a small X to the far right.
Wow ! thanks for the tip. I am feeling so stupid now ^^ I don't know why I have been deleting my miners by editing the poclbm.ini


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: BTCvFiat on May 31, 2013, 04:20:46 AM
GUIMiner-Scrypt might be a good program. And while I am good at configuring programs without instructions, could
someone please help us remember how to set this thing up and run it for use with coinotron.


http://cryptojunky.com/blog/2013/03/12/absolute-beginners-guide-to-litecoin-mining/

I found the above tutorial very useful.
They also have one for Terracoin mining at Coinotron; which you can use for that or for comparison between that and the above Litecoin tutorial as a general guide for mining other coins at Coinotron. Steps are basically the same with other servers also, plug in the correct server details and port for other pools in place of those used for Coinotron.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: mullick on May 31, 2013, 05:14:42 AM
I made what I think is a good tutorial here. Hope it Helps!

http://cryptocointalk.com/topic/399-newbie-proof-scrypt-gpu-mining-the-easy-way-windows-7/


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: K4T13 on May 31, 2013, 05:40:40 AM
Nice :D Thanks for doing this!


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: nybbler905 on May 31, 2013, 04:09:19 PM
Recently stumbled on to this GREAT GUIMiner-Script ( v0.04 ) and CUDA letting me test out ltc mining on 2 ( non connected ) 8600GT cards.  I'm getting a few bugs.  These are NOT affecting mining LTC, more like REALLY ANNOYING side issues.

1) closing the miner for any reason ( full close, not just min to taskbar or icons ) I have to use move to get it from the faaaarrrr left back to my main screen ( only 1 card has a monitor attached ) until the window is visible.  It just won't remember which screen and position on close

2) ( this one I don't expect to be an easy fix, more or less I expect some kind of CUDA issue ) it can take between 2 min and 10 min for the ' shares accepted ' to match what the mining pool says has been sent.  currently mining at http://ltc.kattare.com and the ' my stats ' page is anywhere between those ahead of what the miner will report.  I could only get mining to work by setting up ' new cudaminer ' and current settings ( that matter ) is which card, interactive, 2D, multiblock-NO and auto.  any change to those seems to get the card with the monitor to do random freezes even if the changes is to the 2nd card ( as stated earlier, no SLI, motherboard don't do SLI and the pcix1/x16 adapter means the 2nd card is mounted with standoffs on the bottom of the tower and good air flow )

I am using a fan on the North Bridge to keep the screens from going black as well as EVGA Precision X to up the card speeds to 600 core ( on both ) and full fan speed all the time.

... GUIMiner-Scrypt is reporting my speeds between 4MHash/sec to 8 Mhash/sec and the pool has me at a max 21.4 Mhash/sec, which I don't mind since if I just used the Intel Dual 2.8Ghz, I can mine LTC with CPU mining at a max ( pool and me reporting the same ) 1.1 MHash/sec.

To repeat, those 2 bugs are anoying, the first is probably easy to fix and THANK YOU for helping me find a way to LTC mine with old
Nvidia 8600GT cards!!

[EDIT]

MY BAD on the speeds, all speeds should read like this recent share found 14.56 KHash/sec ( average speed 1 card as each is counted as separate worker, this speed is pool side rating )

[edit]

kinda fixed the position issue, re-re-checked the poclbm_scryptini file and found this section and changed to the following - occasionally needs to be re-re-changed on my system....

 "window_position": [
        320,
        300,
        160,
        24
    ]


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: wowc8 on June 04, 2013, 05:37:48 PM
This thing works great!  Love it!

Has anyone noticed that running cards from two different series, i.e. 5970 with a 7970, causes one of the cards to hash at a lower rate?  My set-up includes two HD5970s and one HD7970.  When the HD7970 is run by itself it produces around 710KH/s, but when the two HD5970s are started the 7970's hash rate drops to around 530KH/s.  The hash-rates on the HD5970s are each consistently around 740KH/s running with or without the 7970.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: FullLife on June 05, 2013, 03:27:03 PM
GUIMiner is the ONLY way I can mine scrypt using a thread concurrency higher than 8192.  No matter what I've tried using CGMiner, it won't let me use a higher thread concurrency than 8192.  Needless to say, I love this program :).  Keep up the good work Taco!


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: mullick on June 06, 2013, 10:35:28 AM
I dont know why but I am having an issue with oone of my cards.It the card that runs my monitor. Its a 1Gb 6850. On occasion when I stop it to change the intensity I restart it and get extremely low hashrate. About 10% or 2Kh it also brings my computer to a crawl. The only way to fix this is to log off and log back in to my user account on windows 7 running the latest build of guiminer. My 5850's never has this issue I will try to error logs to post here soon.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Sorrowfox on June 06, 2013, 03:24:50 PM
Hey all, not sure how to fix this
 [2013-06-06 11:21:16] Maximum buffer memory device 1 supports says 268435456
[2013-06-06 11:21:16] Your scrypt settings come to 536870912

I assume it's not some thing I should just totally ignore but it doesn't seem to be causing problems.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: GoldBit89 on June 06, 2013, 11:48:31 PM
Hey all, not sure how to fix this
 [06/06/2013 11:21:16 AM AM] Maximum buffer memory device 1 supports says 268435456
[06/06/2013 11:21:16] Your scrypt settings come to 536870912

I assume it's not some thing I should just totally ignore but it doesn't seem to be causing problems.


quick fix for it: bump down your thread concurrency by a variable of 64 example:  8000 -64 = 7936 but since you are so far over you should select like 8000 and just bump it up 64 at a time until you are maxed but not over. ex. 8000 8064 8128 etc.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Sorrowfox on June 07, 2013, 12:06:04 AM
Hey all, not sure how to fix this
 [06/06/2013 11:21:16 AM AM] Maximum buffer memory device 1 supports says 268435456
[06/06/2013 11:21:16] Your scrypt settings come to 536870912

I assume it's not some thing I should just totally ignore but it doesn't seem to be causing problems.


quick fix for it: bump down your thread concurrency by a variable of 64 example:  8000 -64 = 7936 but since you are so far over you should select like 8000 and just bump it up 64 at a time until you are maxed but not over. ex. 8000 8064 8128 etc.

Thank you, got it to work =)


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Moebius327 on June 08, 2013, 07:20:43 PM
Thank you for this great program.

Is there something I am missing, I downloaded from Mirror 1 and virustotal detects like 25+ viruses


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Hippie Tech on June 09, 2013, 03:25:24 AM
I dont know why but I am having an issue with oone of my cards.It the card that runs my monitor. Its a 1Gb 6850. On occasion when I stop it to change the intensity I restart it and get extremely low hashrate. About 10% or 2Kh it also brings my computer to a crawl. The only way to fix this is to log off and log back in to my user account on windows 7 running the latest build of guiminer. My 5850's never has this issue I will try to error logs to post here soon.

Is something using the cpu ?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: worldinacoin on June 09, 2013, 03:48:05 AM
Waiting for this for ages, finally stumbled upon this thread and downloaded GUIMiner immediately, thanks a million to the developer.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: BBN on June 09, 2013, 03:47:23 PM
Hi Taco,

Putting this line in the extra flags prevents my workers form connecting to the pool, any idea why? Line: --scan-time 30 --expiry 30 --queue 0

Thanks


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: GoldBit89 on June 09, 2013, 07:08:55 PM
Hi Taco,

Putting this line in the extra flags prevents my workers form connecting to the pool, any idea why? Line: --scan-time 30 --expiry 30 --queue 0

Thanks

here ya go :

--scan-time|-s <arg> Upper bound on time spent scanning current work, in seconds (default: 60)

--scan-time|-s 30


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: elvisrene on June 10, 2013, 09:27:38 PM
thanks taco great work


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: brioche on June 13, 2013, 05:01:05 PM
Thank you for this great program.

Is there something I am missing, I downloaded from Mirror 1 and virustotal detects like 25+ viruses

A number of the files used in the program may trip certain AV programs. You can safely ignore the warnings, might also look for a better AV program as well.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: GoldBit89 on June 15, 2013, 04:42:55 AM
i have discovered a weird error: i have been getting shares ok and been reporting to pools ok and having them match and since i am new to this still virtually especially with mining, this is a first of this error i have seen on any of the forums.
It appears that when i have found and solved a block, i get this error and i am not credited with finding it but the pool gets credit for solving it tho just with a "unknown" finder. error is this:

"result does not validate on CPU!"

this is the latest version of Guiminer-scrypt and cuda miner and i love the programs, as it has boosted my hashes greatly but i could not figure out this odd bug.

anyone have any ideas?

i have a screen shot but i couldnt attach any attachments to this message.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: MarCoin on June 15, 2013, 03:05:10 PM
I get those errors, and im not able to find an answer on the internet

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "guiminer.py", line 20, in <module>
  File "pyopencl\__init__.pyo", line 4, in <module>
  File "pyopencl\_cl.pyo", line 12, in <module>
  File "pyopencl\_cl.pyo", line 10, in __load
ImportError: DLL load failed: Impossibile trovare il modulo specificato.

Note: the software does NOT start at all!
Note2: i've already downloaded
http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/windows/Pages/auto_detect.aspx
for my ATI Radeon
I have WinXP, tell me if you need more details
Thank You :-)


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: makbot on June 19, 2013, 07:12:39 AM
for some reason guiminer shows 2.5 mh/s  but coinotron only shows 21kh/s.  anyone have any ideas?

i emailed support, but just haven't heard back.  maybe i should just try a different pool


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on June 21, 2013, 07:45:13 PM
I get those errors, and im not able to find an answer on the internet

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "guiminer.py", line 20, in <module>
  File "pyopencl\__init__.pyo", line 4, in <module>
  File "pyopencl\_cl.pyo", line 12, in <module>
  File "pyopencl\_cl.pyo", line 10, in __load
ImportError: DLL load failed: Impossibile trovare il modulo specificato.

Note: the software does NOT start at all!
Note2: i've already downloaded
http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/windows/Pages/auto_detect.aspx
for my ATI Radeon
I have WinXP, tell me if you need more details
Thank You :-)

win xp is not supported


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: gabrielknight on June 22, 2013, 05:40:26 AM
Hey Taco, been using your program smoothly for a while but i've encountered two problems recently when using it. Could you please take a look:
(i'm using different generation gpu, one is 5850(gpu1) and the other is 7970 as gpu2)

1. The first problem : the program crashed instantly when running the program for the first time after restarting windows. This has never happpened when i was using the same gpu (5850x2). After i changed the second gpu to 7970, the crash starts happening. It doesn't even get to hashing. Click icon, harddrive flashing, then windows BSOD (something about atikmpag.sys). And it only happened with the guiminer scrypt. The strange thing is, if i try to run the normal guiminer (bitcoin one), or cgminer scrypt, they all run and hash just fine.  Running other games/apps that using gpu is perfectly fine also. But as soon as i try to run guiminer scrypt for the first time, it will BSOD.
The only remedy to this if i delete the .bin files generated on the guiminer scrypt folder. Then i can run your program and hash for days just fine. But whenever i restart my windows, i've got to delete the .bin files in order to get around the BSOD.

2. The second problem : After starting and stopping the hashing couple of times on my gpu1 (i start/stop a lot sometimes to change to another alt coins), somehow my gpu1 will stuck at extremely lower hashing (from 300 khash/s to around 15 khash/s). This only happened with GPU1, never with my GPU2. The GPU1 is only at 12 aggression all the time. Also, it can hash very stable for days around 300 khash/s as long as i don't start/stop for too many times. If i do, the next time i start it, it will suddenly stuck at 15 khash/s but somehow act like it's at 18 agression, the computer become very sluggish. Also, when this happened, using normal guiminer or cgminer scrypt runs perfectly fine like normal. Only the guiminer scrypt is having this symptoms. And there are no remedy for this but to restart the OS and it will come back to normal. But if i do the start/stop couple of times again it will stuck again in no time.

Could you take a look at this taco? especially the problem #2 since i can't find any working solution for it other than restarting right now.
Thanks.

p.s: i'm using ati 13.1 drivers, windows 7 x64 right now.



Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: BTCvFiat on June 28, 2013, 11:57:56 AM
I could not use the -f function to limit GPU performance on the miner, are there any alternative means to limit the mining program so that I can reserve some of my GPUs resource for other stuff on my PC (Desktop use etc).
I have no issues doing SHA256 mining on GUIMiner, it's just this scrypt version that I get problems with  ???


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: capriciousmike on July 01, 2013, 12:45:14 PM
GUIMiner is telling me 'Got LP' after mining for some hours. I understand that LP stands for long polling, but
1) why am I being told 'Got LP'?
2) does it require me to do anything?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: lobby on July 04, 2013, 07:15:43 AM
when will be a new version 0.05 ?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: #Darren on July 04, 2013, 03:36:33 PM
When I try to get it to start, it says "no servers could be used!  Exiting"

Any advice welcomed :-)


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: litecoin_messiah on July 06, 2013, 10:35:12 PM
This really works like Magic, I couldn't get cgminer working stable even with the commands it executes but it seems to work fine!

What is this sorcery? I know it doesn't show he errors or whatnot but it don't seem to be losing any shares too


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: #Darren on July 07, 2013, 03:13:58 PM
This really works like Magic, I couldn't get cgminer working stable even with the commands it executes but it seems to work fine!

What is this sorcery? I know it doesn't show he errors or whatnot but it don't seem to be losing any shares too

I couldn't get this GUIMiner to work, but I have cgminer working really well now. Pulling 600 a card for two 7970's.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: z0rr0 on July 07, 2013, 06:37:31 PM
win xp is not supported

Hello Taco!
How can I completely clean my W7x64 registry from guiminerscrypt?
Version 0.03 worked great for a while, but then, or after trying v.0.04, or after too many tabs in program it stopped loading, and nothing helps to get it work again((

I mean, how to complete clean install with deletion of all old settings? Deletion of folders with program seems not enough, settings are saving somewhere (dont know where exactly).

Edit: ahh I've found it, it's in C:\Users\x\AppData\Roaming\poclbm


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Viscera on July 10, 2013, 05:29:21 AM
Mirror 1 appears to be faulty or incomplete. Mirror 2 from is hosted at Mega and seems complete (will be testing and let you know)


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: drumaliens on July 10, 2013, 06:25:42 PM
With "guiminer-scrypt_win32_binaries_v0.04" for windows what SDK comes bundled with it ?? I want to try and get everything up and running on Linux

Also I could run cgminer through the guiminer. If I created a batch file of the commands that were sent to cgminer Windows comes up with a less than useful "Windows has detected an error and will close gui message. Is this related to some security issue ??

Thanks

Paul


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: glon on July 11, 2013, 09:33:56 AM
Hi, I just started using your program but I'm getting a "CGMINER.exe has stopped working" crash each time i hit Start. Able to mine BTC just fine using GUIminer vanilla so no idea what might be the issue here?

Any ideas? Many thanks!


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Jcw188 on July 12, 2013, 12:52:38 PM
Hi, I just started using your program but I'm getting a "CGMINER.exe has stopped working" crash each time i hit Start. Able to mine BTC just fine using GUIminer vanilla so no idea what might be the issue here?

Any ideas? Many thanks!

I have the exact same problem.  I'm on window XP 32 bit.  I mine BTC fine with GUIminer with AMD 11.4.  I tried 12.8 and the most recent AMD release and I get the blue screen of death when I try to start mining with those.  Thanks for help!


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: cptmooseinc on July 12, 2013, 11:58:54 PM
Jcw188, the program does not work on WinXP 32bit.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Jcw188 on July 13, 2013, 05:26:23 PM
Jcw188, the program does not work on WinXP 32bit.

Ok, but I have the same problem just running the cgminer straight up.  Should cgminer be working on xp 32 bit?  When you say program doesn't work, do you mean guiminer scrypt or cgminer?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: OmarG on July 17, 2013, 01:27:00 PM
I tried to start GUI Miner and it hang on connecting. Anybody know why this is happening? I left it to connect for hours and it still hung on connecting. Same result after restarting also.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: cptmooseinc on July 17, 2013, 07:11:19 PM
Sneef, that's because some botnets use the mining software and it's since been flagged by virus companies as a virus. It's a false-positive.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Benny1985 on July 28, 2013, 05:08:02 AM
I tried to start GUI Miner and it hang on connecting. Anybody know why this is happening? I left it to connect for hours and it still hung on connecting. Same result after restarting also.

Usually this is because I've installed AMD Catalyst improperly. Easiest way to know is run CGminer by its lonesome (which comes in GUIMiner under the CGMiner folder), and see if it crashes. If it crashes immediately, you likely have some sort of GPU-related problem.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Emm on August 01, 2013, 09:23:33 AM
Can you mine any Scrypt virtual currency with this miner?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Stephan21 on August 01, 2013, 01:05:32 PM
Awesome man, I've got this miner on DigitalCoins right now.  Thanks heaps, ill try setting up some other coin types tomorrow.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: vuli on August 03, 2013, 09:32:06 PM
Hey Taco, been using your program smoothly for a while but i've encountered two problems recently when using it. Could you please take a look:
(i'm using different generation gpu, one is 5850(gpu1) and the other is 7970 as gpu2)



2. The second problem : After starting and stopping the hashing couple of times on my gpu1 (i start/stop a lot sometimes to change to another alt coins), somehow my gpu1 will stuck at extremely lower hashing (from 300 khash/s to around 15 khash/s). This only happened with GPU1, never with my GPU2. The GPU1 is only at 12 aggression all the time. Also, it can hash very stable for days around 300 khash/s as long as i don't start/stop for too many times. If i do, the next time i start it, it will suddenly stuck at 15 khash/s but somehow act like it's at 18 agression, the computer become very sluggish. Also, when this happened, using normal guiminer or cgminer scrypt runs perfectly fine like normal. Only the guiminer scrypt is having this symptoms. And there are no remedy for this but to restart the OS and it will come back to normal. But if i do the start/stop couple of times again it will stuck again in no time.

Could you take a look at this taco? especially the problem #2 since i can't find any working solution for it other than restarting right now.
Thanks.

p.s: i'm using ati 13.1 drivers, windows 7 x64 right now.



Exactly the same happen to me. Have 2 gpus 6870 and 5770, gpu1 is 6870 and if I Stop and Start again I get 6khash and awesome LAG. Only restart PC help. Well sometimes it works normaly but really sometimes.
W7 x64, ccc 13.4, sdk 2.8.1?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Thion on August 07, 2013, 08:56:21 AM
It is important to know that the settings for the 7850 1GB need to be adjusted.

There is a much lower thread concurrency required for efficient use.

The sweet spot appears to be anywhere between 3500 - 4500 TC.

It's fixed for me now, but it would be nice if the settings for a 1GB 7850 could be added to GUIMiner.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: GoWings97 on August 12, 2013, 01:50:01 PM
Is it possible to run this miner on a Mac? How do I download it? I apologize for asking such silly questions. I am definitely a noob when it comes to cryptocurrencies.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: ChiangYay on August 15, 2013, 11:48:44 AM
Hi,

I have 3 GPUs 7950. but GUI miner is running only 1. how to set it to run all the all the 3 GPUs?

Thanks,

ChiangYay


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: jmevz on August 18, 2013, 08:26:49 AM
Trying to use GUIMiner-scrypt with my NVIDIA GeForce 550 Ti to mine some Litecoin, having connection issues though. Just updating my drivers to the suggested now, let's hope this changes something.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Elmojo on August 21, 2013, 03:05:38 AM
Anyone know of a way to have GUIMiner start mining immediately once the program is launched?
I have it set to start with Windows, but I'd like it to start mining right away, without me having to press the [Start] button.
My machine sometimes reboots to install an update or whatever, and I'd like mining to resume once it's back up and running.
Any help appreciated!
-Elmojo


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: cptmooseinc on August 21, 2013, 09:53:59 PM
Elmojo, just go to the Summary tab and check the boxes next to each miner you have created and then save the settings. Once the program starts, it will automatically start mining after reboot.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Elmojo on August 21, 2013, 11:57:37 PM
Wow, never knew that tab existed, thanks!


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: BecomingPhill on September 20, 2013, 12:10:57 AM
Hi

Great work! Beats droll cmd line.

Edit:

Never Mind! Searched forum.

Good work!


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Slingshot on October 21, 2013, 05:33:51 AM
I have 3 GPUs 7950. but GUI miner is running only 1. how to set it to run all the all the 3 GPUs?

Thanks,
ChiangYay



 Each video card requires it's own cgminer created inside GUIMiner-scrypt. Then set each video card for each cgminer (in your case you need to create 3 cgminers first), after doing that move to each of them, one after the other, and do the following inside each cgminer for each video card:


 Maneuver to each cgminer you created for each video card. Again, if you didn't do that already it will be required! (1 cgminer per video card).


In the "DEVICE:" drop down box inside each cgminer within GUIMiner-scrypt set the 1st video card to [0-0] Tahiti (with Tahiti being for 7950 GPU's).

 Note: The name for your card will be different if you don't utilize AMD 7950's, which are currently the most energy efficient GPUs btw.


For the 2nd card set the "DEVICE:" to [0-1] Tahiti (or whatever your card is code named).

For the 3rd card set the "DEVICE:" to [0-2] Tahiti (or whatever your card is code named).


 This is the same coding as for hard drives with hard drive 0 really being the number one hard drive. Engineers are a crazy bunch... So hard drive 1 is really hard drive 2. But in some systems they don't go by that so hard drive 1 really is hard drive 1. And there is no hard drive 0.


 Note: If your on a Stratum enabled pool you will need to also create a Stratum Proxy miner inside GUIMiner-Scrypt for each mining pool. (NOT for each video card), as all that is needed is one stratum miner per set of video cards/cgminers.

That's all there is to that.





Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Slingshot on October 21, 2013, 05:59:57 AM
Other tips that may also help others just starting out:


 When I first started mining I had a tiny bit of trouble getting out of the starting gate. Here the 1st tip addresses that issue:


 So what does the following line really mean for all the rookies just starting out?


stratum+tcp://pool1.us.multipool.us:3336


Cryptogenic Bullion (CGB) = the name of the crypto-currency, of course.



stratum+tcp://pool1.us.multipool.us:3336   = well 1st off just sort of forget the   "stratum+tcp://"  - it just means that this is the same "HOST" code for both STRATUM settings and CGMINER HOST settings. It means nothing else. But isn't explained well hardly anywhere. So if your trying to sort all this mining stuff out there's that. And much more below too!


 So all one has to know is that stratum+tcp://  - equals the settings for both the cgminer & stratum proxy too.


 So install the following in your cgminer(s) HOST fields and your stratum proxy HOST fields too, and your off to mine CGB like I been doing since August after you also of course input the correct port setting which in this case is 3336 for both the cgminers and the stratum proxy.


 So put the following in cgminer(s) in the field titled HOST:    pool1.us.multipool.us

 And as well in the Stratum Proxy miner in the field titled HOST:   pool1.us.multipool.us

 for the port setting for both the above use:    3336

 That's all there is to that!


https://www.multipool.us/

  I enjoy multipool.us and yes it's a great set of pools, offering great value to miners and well it's just a great miners paradise as far as I am concerned. Been mining there since it was a little, bitty pool and I have watched it grow and grow like gang busters. Multipool offers us all a great miners paradise just in case you are not already aware of that. No, I am not connected to multipool in any way, nor are they paying me to say this. Sure there are other pools i also use some too. Right this minute I am on another pool in fact. But from almost day #1 I have used and always returned to multipool. So instead of yet more donations to them I will tip them here in a round about way, and you too, in case you didn't know about multipool just yet. Enjoy!

 While I suppose a few pools require the  https://  or the http:// (which ever is the case) too in the stratum+tcp://pool1.us.multipool.us:3336 , the fact is most pools don't requirehttps://  or the http:// (which ever is the case). Nor do the STRATUM Proxies either.


 But I do try to avoid the pools that are not https because their much harder to hack, and well my coins are going to be safer there than on mere http pools sites for a host of reasons!!!

 Same for hacking one's account and password too. On everyday http connections those pools are transmitting (and you too) in plain, ordinary text, back and forth, to each other. AND any packet sniffing software can read that text, all of it, including user names and passwords as plain as day. So if they don't also at least offer a way to lock your wallets addresses so that a hacker cannot easily change the deposit wallets address then you can easily be ripped off. It's happened. Many times, many places. Fair warning. No, I never had this happen anywhere. So far. But I am careful too.

 Not so with https pools, which use secure communications so that no one, not even your ISP knows what your typing in while visiting any https site, or what their sending back to you. Same for the mining process too. https is far superior in every way.

 So above all else don't use the same password for different mining pools!!! Nor the same user name either!!!

 And if your really wanting to keep anyone from following you back home to where your wallets are then use a secure VPN service too. One that secures all your internet communications. I will leave this Secure VPN topic for good because I wont share what I use, nor where I get it. It's just foolish to do so here, or anywhere. It's personal. Private. SECURE. Please respect that. Don't ask. But do be SMART.


 And as for simply using cgminer instead of GUIMiner-scrypt, well one would have to be dedicated to dealing with arcane interfacing, and dealing with a bit too much typing everytime one changes pools, or even changes to another currency or type of mining at the very same pool.

 Too much bother when GUIMiner-Scrypt does such a wonderful, stable, and fine job. At least version v0.03 because I had a bit of trouble with the new version and quickly reverted back to  GUIMiner-Scrypt v0.03 to get back that superb stability. Just remember to copy and save your poclbm folder elsewhere so you can restore all your saved mining pools for GUIMiner-Scrypt in a hurry in case anything goes terribly wrong.


 For rookies and those with too little time to deal with every last thing I suggest and recommend GUIMiner-Scrypt, and fall back to v0.03 if v0.04 gives one any troubles what so ever.



 Now: MORE TIPS:

 I use AMD Catalyst Software Suite 13.4 to this very day. Inside DEVICE MANAGER the AMD Radeon HD 7900 Series Drivers are labeled as 12.104.0.0 and as long as I don't toss them a too big a curve ball per say they are super stable and great. But having tossed a few mean curves over the course of many months now I have had to re-install them a couple of times to fix things that arise. I learned to just install right over the existing install if in a hurry, hey, it worked. Or use AMD Catalyst Un-install Utility  1.2.1.0 to first uninstall the existing software, and then install it right back again, and that's the much more proper way of doing that btw. At any rate why change what works flawlessly unless I mess it up? I will let others try out and report back on the latest versions of AMD's software and maybe update later as I see a real need to, if ever.


Now for some Tips on cgminer settings inside GUIMiner-scrypt:

 For AMD 7950's - on most pools the optimum Thread concurrency is usually 24000 , or at least that's been my own experience with quite of bit of testing and experimenting.

 Intensity up to 20, but back off to 19 or 18 if you get too many stales. At or a bit over 3% is a bit too many stales imo, but okay still. But anything over say 7% is just too much wasted time, energy and effort so reduce intensity to lower stale rate. Also as an alternative try maybe reducing overall stress by setting Thread concurrency a bit lower at 21760 or 21056 if stales are still a problem at 19 or especially at 18 intensity.

For 7950's:
============

Worksize = 256

Vectors = 1

GPU threads = 1


 Aim for 70c to 75c temps. Download HWMonitor 32bit or 64bit to monitor GPU and CPU/APU temperatures. Over 76c gets me a bit nervous. and anything over 78c is just too darn hot for 24/7/365 reliability issues. Many 7950s run at very high temps. Not so with the Asus 7950s but three closer together such as in a full size pc case are going be very likely be serious heat issue. Motherboard builders thinking it's okay to mount 3 or more video cards so close together are just flat out silly. Sure for limited usage that may be okay but for hours on end of gaming or mining it's not acceptable! Hence open pc racks, or crates for other alternative builds. In my case with three 7950's I have two on the motherboard, and the center one on a 9 inch riser fastened to the 2nd level of the wire rack it's built upon.

 Higher heat equals stress and wear to electronics. Use plenty of fans, and watch those temps or you may even cause the rare but possible fire. To minimize risks use only Gold or Platinum Certified Power Supplies. The 850 watt Gold Corsair (HX850) being the best of breed as I recall. Same for motherboards, don't bother with unstable boards, or boards without higher quality components onboard. Read the reviews, spend a bit of time researching or you may really wish you had.

 Absolutely no less that 850 watts for 3 AMD 7950's per PC, and much higher if not Gold certified!

 That particular Corsair APU (HX850) that I utilize is also about the highest rated power supply on newegg.com from what I recall. It's been fine for three 7950's, with a 65watt quad core AMD APU - A8,  and hardly even spins up the fan much except when room temp is a bit too high. It rests on the 2nd level of a 3 tier wire rack that cost $20 at Target.

 Mount the motherboard down at the first level of the rack on a poly kitchen cutting board. Drill the holes in it for the standoff mounts. Use zip ties to strap EVERYTHING down to to the rack though. Be smart. Be safe. Or do it in a fire safe location!!! If children or pets are around set up a wire fence around the miner rig so that nothing can mess with it or get injured. Like I said: BE SMART. Be SAFE.

 High intensity settings equals higher heat. Same for overclocking which I found is best done with MSI Afterburner v2.3.1

 For 7950's up to Core Clock (MHz) of 1050 with Memory (MHz) @ 1500 being about the safest higher settings.

 But if your away from your rig a lot I strongly suggest a much lower overclock of say 950/1350 being as high as I am comfortable with being gone for longer stretches of time.

  If away for weeks then all the way down to 910/1298 makes for good waves with much lower heat, if a bit less coins. Still it's safer and of course less likely to have any stability issues even for weeks on end without any attention, at least in my own experiences.

 Just be certain to disable screensavers, and disable video off settings to ALWAYS ON. Take all the load off the system, and the hardware that can be taken off. Same for the PC, configure for ALWAYS ON, except for on Battery UPS, and better get at least a 1000 watt UPS for battery backup as the 850 watt range units are only good for at most a minute until overwhelmed with such a load on them. Even the 1000 watt UPS may not be enough either. tough call there. Set it to sleep in 1 minute or watch with awe when you return to see it OFF, not merely in hibernate/sleep should the power go off for more than 59 seconds. The idea here is to save your expensive rig from getting zapped by brown-outs, power-surges, and of course the momentary power outages. In my experience as of late it may prove wise to stay away from APC products unless you get the very pricey commercial grade units! Read the reviews!!!

Most efficient mining Thread concurrency settings for 7950's from my own experiences:

24000    -     or 21760 or 21056 , and with the highest setting for 7950's being 24576 as I recall, but 24576 is a bit overtaxing.
====

For slower cards experiment with:
10496  8192  7104  6912  6976

 I forget the rules for the above settings but the idea is they all divide by 64, or at least their suppose to!!!



For AMD APU/GPU's (quad cores) such as the AMD A8 APU's (with on-chip GPU's named" Devastator") and the A10 too:


Thread concurrency of 5248 or 4096 and with intensity max at about 11 or even down to 10 if you want to have an easy time dealing with adjusting your mining rig, or use it for other tasks, or just want to maintain a very stable miner. Anything over 12 intensity on the AMD quad core APU A8 65 watt really sucks as far as stability and APU temps go unless you hang a large cooler. I strongly suggest you do that for any cpu mining anyway. But just realize your stability may be reduced in return for merely a few more coins.


 I suggest the 65 watt APU's to lower overall energy costs with any quad core mining rig. I suggest the cheaper AMD A8 65 watt APU. Later that chip will work great for almost any pc for a long time to come and in the mean time you can grind out a few extra coins using it as a fourth miner in the above example if desired. I did that with two 7950's but after the 3rd 7950 I skipped mining with the APU too. Just realize that stability issues may arise if one taxes their CPU/APU too much in their mining rigs. (such as with the newest CPU mined coins...). Watch, monitor those Temperatures.


 Lastly, whenever I learn how to set the "fallback" (backup) pool settings I will share that too, but so far I never bothered to deal with that issue as there is always something else grabbing my full attention away so far! But in the case of a fallback for multipool.us it would of course be -  stratum+tcp://pool1.eu.multipool.us:3336  - and of course the correct coding I believe would be placed in EXTRA FLAGS: but to date I am not sure how to configure that. We will leave that for another time, or a different person to help with.

forgive any typo's...too little time to review this yet again!

caveat empore


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Slingshot on October 21, 2013, 06:16:24 AM
Hi Tacotime,


 Thank You. Your GUIMinerScrypt is great.


 I will send you a token of my appreciation later this week to one of your wallets when I am rounding up and and backing up my own wallets.


 Thanks Again!


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: SpeedDemon13 on October 21, 2013, 06:17:55 AM
Presenting GUIMiner-scrypt, a shoddily programmed fork of GUIMiner!

http://oi46.tinypic.com/21dfq0k.jpg

The program is a frontend for reaper and cgminer and is intended to simplify things for new miners and remove yet another barrier to entry for scrypt/litecoin mining.

DONATE (LTC): LiK1rotC2tNYNRbRfW2xsKLYJvKhQ3PwTN (http://explorer.litecoin.net/address/LiK1rotC2tNYNRbRfW2xsKLYJvKhQ3PwTN)
DONATE (BTC): 17bmYcP6Vio6c1gnyPsaDSv4B11SLe81Ab (http://blockchain.info/address/17bmYcP6Vio6c1gnyPsaDSv4B11SLe81Ab)


DOWNLOAD (mirror 1) (http://mc2.xwebnetwork.com/storage/guiminer-scrypt_win32_binaries_v0.04.zip)(mirror 2) (https://mega.co.nz/#!dwUyzAiR!OdP072EOKc5i3r7xSlLdNhvyF4IZB97zEw-8EFC-vZ8) (win32 binaries for Vista/7/8 v0.04)

To upgrade from old versions, delete the entire contents of your old folder (settings are saved elsewhere) and replace them with the new zip file contents.

Source on Github: https://github.com/theRealTacoTime/poclbm

Please ensure you have the following dependencies installed
• AMD APP SDK: http://developer.amd.com/tools/hc/AMDAPPSDK/downloads/Pages/default.aspx
• Latest AMD drivers: http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/Pages/index.aspx
or
Known working for all cards AMD driver (12.8):
12.8 32-bit (http://downloads.guru3d.com/download.php?det=2958)
12.8 64-bit (http://www.guru3d.com/files_details/amd_catalyst_12_8_whql_64_bit.html)
AVOID 12.10 DRIVERS, THEY SEEM TO BREAK LITECOIN PERFORMANCE. 13.X SEEM TO BE OKAY.

Code:
5-7-13: alpha version 0.04 is released.
FEATURE: cudaminer added, although the program will not show valid hash rates.
FEATURE: Latest version of cgminer added.
FEATURE: Batch files for both cudaminer and cgminer are now created in their respective subdirectories, in case you still want to be able to see the exact console output.
BUGFIX: Users with spaces in the Windows usernames are now able to use the program.
BUGFIX: Correct settings for low usage in 7xxx series added.

3-19-13: alpha version 0.03 is released.
FEATURE: Tooltips added to explain parameters for scrypt kernel.
FEATURE: cgminer 2.11.3 added with env. var. settings to allow for high (>8192) thread concurrencies.
BUGFIX: cgminer now displays hash rates more quickly.
BUGFIX: cgminer now sets the GPU platform correctly.

3-10-13: alpha version 0.02 is released.
BUGFIX: Number of total hashes per second now displays correctly.
BUGFIX: Bug that caused only one reaper miner tab to function when multiple were present fixed.

3-9-13: alpha version 0.01 is released.

FAQ
Q: How do I use the stratum proxy?
A: Enter the host and the stratum port and click start.  It should announce that the proxy is connected.  Then, point your miners at host: localhost, port: 8332.  Run your miners as normal; you should see shares/hash rates reported.
Also note that cgminer has its own stratum support built in.  To use that instead, select "Yes" for Use stratum in the miner tab and point the miner directly at the stratum port of your pool.  If you still want to use the stratum proxy with cgminer, you must select "No" for this option.

Q: Why are my speeds not close to those reported in the original FAQ?
A: In addition to tuning the parameters of the program, you will need to tune the GPU core speed and memory.  For 5xxx/6xxx cards a good ratio is 0.70 - 0.80 core / memory clock speeds.  For 7xxx cards, ratios are best under 0.68, with the 7970 preferring ratios at or under even 0.57 in reaper.
To find your memory speed from the core speed, simply divide by the ratio, e.g. 900 MHz core / 0.68 = 1325 MHz RAM.

Q: Shares reported by the stratum proxy are not the same as shares reported by the card.  Why is this?
A: It is a bug to be fixed in a later update.

Q: I hit the start button with cgminer for the first time and nothing happened!
A: Wait for 2-3 minutes and see if mining begins.  The reason is that cgminer needs to build the kernel to run.  If nothing still happens, post in this thread as it may be a bug.

Q: I'm getting lots of stales with cgminer and high thread concurrencies; why is this?
A: The current cgminer kernel seems to have trouble with high thread concurrencies.  If it throws lots of reject shares that come up at the pool as invalid, try switching to reaper.

Q: I'm using an nVidia card and it doesn't work, why is this?
A: You need to install the CUDA toolkit (https://developer.nvidia.com/cuda-downloads) for the kernel to compile.

Q: My miner windows doesn't appear onscreen!
A: Delete C:\Users\You\AppData\Roaming\poclbm\poclbm-scrypt.ini.

Q: Why does my cudaminer miner tab hang on "Connecting"?
A: Because python's subprocess can not see cudaminer's output no matter what I tweak on it.  If the author of cudaminer releases a new version in the future that has stdout streams compatible with python 2.7, I will fix this.  In the meantime, if you navigate to the "/cudaminer/" directory, you'll see that a batch file is added after you press start that you can check your performance from.

Is there plans to release a newer version, ie. v0.05 or higher? It would be great if there was an option to OC and change voltage. Maybe a more improved version of the GUI with 64-bit.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Slingshot on October 22, 2013, 10:28:08 AM
RE: Is there plans to release a newer version, ie. v0.05 or higher? It would be great if there was an option to OC and change voltage. Maybe a more improved version of the GUI with 64-bit.


 For Overclocking and voltage control you may want to try out MSI Afterburner Version 2.3.1

 I found that AFTERBURNER is by far the best thing for Overclocking 7950's. At least Afterburner Version 2.3.1 works great here!

 I also tried out Sapphire Trixx for the same thing but it was disappointing to say the least compared to Afterburner. Version 2.3.1 is stable. I wont even bother testing newer versions. I stick to what is stable and reliable.

   Afterburner Version 2.3.1 functions extremely well, and after setting it for Overclocking, configuring it for my lousy eyeballs, and it is closed up, the PC will stay at those settings until I change them again. 5 different sets of settings for Overclocking can be saved for quick on the fly changes for temperamental mining pools, but be certain to stop the cgminers inside GUIMiner before changing Overclock speeds or risk instability while doing that at best, and a full on Video Driver freeze up at worst, plus a hard reboot. No sense in keeping Afterburner open after settings are done either. Close it up and the whole rig is more stable, with a tiny bit less energy draw and drain on resources. Just don't open or close Afterburner while your miners are running. Leaving the STRATUM on is okay, but not the cgminers inside GUIMiner.

 See a prior post of mine for various overclock settings that work great for 7950's above this post.


 And remember to multiply the memory overclock setting by 70% to get the proper setting for the Core Clock setting. Ie: 1500/1050.
===================================================================================

  I run at 1050/1500 nonstop 24/7 with three 7950's.

 Of course those are good 7950's, not the rejects or lousy built cards.

 2 great, absolutely awesome Asus 7950's, and one out of three 7950 Sapphires that didn't get returned, lol, it was the lone keeper of three of them. Sadly that lone Sapphire now has one flaky fan that spins slower at idle due to a rough bearing, but still spins fine on full load interestingly speaking so I will run it as is until it grows worse.

 Running with AMD Catalyst 13.4 straight from AMD's download site. Skip the crap that comes with any of the cards, fyi, unless it's already installed and then try it as is, if there is stability issues use AMD Catalyst Un-install utility 1.2.1.0 to uninstall whatever is there and then try version 13.4, or what Tacotime recommends. Again, I find what is stable, and stick to it, or if not stable I find whatever is very stable and reliable for 24/7/365 not to worry, set it and forget it, but do monitor it a few times a day if possible. I greatly reduce overclocking back to near stock setting when gone for weeks, no problems, runs super cool, but hash results are roughly 15% to 20% lower. Still, at least I don't worry about it when far away for long lengths that way.

 I can't say enough great things about the ASUS 7950's. Wow what a difference. Finally was able to grab a couple from Newegg (they finally got them in stock again last June) and wow. Super Solid builds, huge, hearty things but they wont be easy to fit later on into tighter places. Had to use foam under one of them to kinda brace the weight of the thing! Not too long, but much beefier/wider than other 7950s, each taking up three slots so beware of that if anyone cares to run them on-board. And way overbuilt. But perfect for mining compared most 7950s. Likely the very best builds too. By far the least problematic compared to the Sapphires that I had. But it's pot luck from what i understand about all these AMD GPU's in all the 7950 cards no matter what brand one gets. Either it's a stable, solid AMD GPU inside, or not. Interestingly there is not a bit a difference though in the two Asus cards in hash rates, unlike the Sapphires.

 As for over-volting. I tried it on the one Sapphire that was unlocked but instead it's best to lower the voltage a tad if your cards are voltage adjustable (most are voltage locked). Turn off or on the boost switches on the cards, experiment, and watch the temps. AFTERBURNER has plenty to offer those that want to over/under volt if your cards are voltage unlocked, and one can save a bit of electricity under-volting a tad bit. But too low and it will result in PC hanging up. From what I understand almost all the newer cards are voltage locked now. Guess too many fried cards, lol, got returned under warranty so they locked them from what I gather.

 Best to just stick to overclocking from what I uncovered unless your willing to take ever more chances with frying a card(s). FYI my two Asus cards (according to 50Miners Overclock window) reports I run them at 1.09 volts for those two cards, and 1.169 volts for the Sapphires card,  Off Boost as I recall, or maybe that's on boost because On Boost the card runs at higher Overclock settings, I forget.

 On boost (or off???) it runs at around 1.25 or 1.26 volts as I recall and that high it runs way too hot at 1050/1500 Overclock and doesn't really add much to the bottom line either. Merely Overclocking does. At 1050/1500 I get up to about 625Mhz plus or minus a couple of Mhz per card. I lower those numbers when away for long stretches to be extra sure exess room heat doesn't play any critical factors. Now that summer is over though that shouldn't be a problem with a window open a bit.

 To add further twist AFTERBURNER sync's all three cards, matching up to whatever card is set as the master to it as far as Overclock settings go, so trying to run that one Sapphire On Boost (or Off??) at 1.26 volts while cranking up the Overclocking together with the two Asus cards would result in a huge mess at best (extreme heat, crashing, unstable, etc. because the Shappire would become too hot/unstable I fear, sooner or later). Can't have it all.

  I choose moderately high Overclocking with great stability, locking all three to an Asus as the Master inside AFTERBURNER, then cranking up the Overclock. Leaving alone the voltages altogether in Afterburner since the only setting not shaded out is the Power Setting whatever that would do. I leave that alone as well as even in AMD's panel I go lousy hashing results higher or lower that default with that.

 To check voltages 50Miner software has an Overclock window. Afterburner wont display voltages on "locked cards". But will display "Power Limits" setting instead. So look elsewhere such as with 50Miner's Overclock window for that if their voltage locked and you want to know what the voltages are. Or of course inside HWMonitor x64 or their 32 bit version as desired. That's great for monitoring temps while figuring out how high you can safely dial up your cards.

 I hear one can flash different bios to unlock voltages but it's just not worth the possibility of maybe bricking a card doing so. But I did backup the BIOS with Sapphires Trixx, even the Asus BIOS too. Interestingly that was about all Trixx offered me in the end. Otherwise Afterburner is way the best that I found for Overclocking/Syncing all the cards and getting supreme stability at Overclock speeds.

 Anyway hope this helps.



Caveat empore!


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Slingshot on October 22, 2013, 10:35:54 AM
Almost forgot...

 Tacotime, I finally got around to updating a wallet and while doing so sent you a token of gratitude by way of LTC's

 ;)


P.S. I am still sticking to whats very stable and reliable for me... v0.03  Why fix what ain't broke after all?

 v0.04 for some reason wasn't so stable for me so I took the path of least resistance, as usual. Still singing like song birds those 3 cards! Thanks to Tacotime, and his GUIMiner-scrypt  v0.03

Thanks So Much.




Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: SpeedDemon13 on October 22, 2013, 11:09:26 AM
RE: Is there plans to release a newer version, ie. v0.05 or higher? It would be great if there was an option to OC and change voltage. Maybe a more improved version of the GUI with 64-bit.


 For Overclocking and voltage control you may want to try out MSI Afterburner Version 2.3.1

 I found that AFTERBURNER is by far the best thing for Overclocking 7950's. At least Afterburner Version 2.3.1 works great here!

 I also tried out Sapphire Trixx for the same thing but it was disappointing to say the least compared to Afterburner. Version 2.3.1 is stable. I wont even bother testing newer versions. I stick to what is stable and reliable.

   Afterburner Version 2.3.1 functions extremely well, and after setting it for Overclocking, configuring it for my lousy eyeballs, and it is closed up, the PC will stay at those settings until I change them again. 5 different sets of settings for Overclocking can be saved for quick on the fly changes for temperamental mining pools, but be certain to stop the cgminers inside GUIMiner before changing Overclock speeds or risk instability while doing that at best, and a full on Video Driver freeze up at worst, plus a hard reboot. No sense in keeping Afterburner open after settings are done either. Close it up and the whole rig is more stable, with a tiny bit less energy draw and drain on resources. Just don't open or close Afterburner while your miners are running. Leaving the STRATUM on is okay, but not the cgminers inside GUIMiner.

 See a prior post of mine for various overclock settings that work great for 7950's above this post.


 And remember to multiply the memory overclock setting by 70% to get the proper setting for the Core Clock setting. Ie: 1500/1050.
===================================================================================

  I run at 1050/1500 nonstop 24/7 with three 7950's.

 Of course those are good 7950's, not the rejects or lousy built cards.

 2 great, absolutely awesome Asus 7950's, and one out of three 7950 Sapphires that didn't get returned, lol, it was the lone keeper of three of them. Sadly that lone Sapphire now has one flaky fan that spins slower at idle due to a rough bearing, but still spins fine on full load interestingly speaking so I will run it as is until it grows worse.

 Running with AMD Catalyst 13.4 straight from AMD's download site. Skip the crap that comes with any of the cards, fyi, unless it's already installed and then try it as is, if there is stability issues use AMD Catalyst Un-install utility 1.2.1.0 to uninstall whatever is there and then try version 13.4, or what Tacotime recommends. Again, I find what is stable, and stick to it, or if not stable I find whatever is very stable and reliable for 24/7/365 not to worry, set it and forget it, but do monitor it a few times a day if possible. I greatly reduce overclocking back to near stock setting when gone for weeks, no problems, runs super cool, but hash results are roughly 15% to 20% lower. Still, at least I don't worry about it when far away for long lengths that way.

 I can't say enough great things about the ASUS 7950's. Wow what a difference. Finally was able to grab a couple from Newegg (they finally got them in stock again last June) and wow. Super Solid builds, huge, hearty things but they wont be easy to fit later on into tighter places. Had to use foam under one of them to kinda brace the weight of the thing! Not too long, but much beefier/wider than other 7950s, each taking up three slots so beware of that if anyone cares to run them on-board. And way overbuilt. But perfect for mining compared most 7950s. Likely the very best builds too. By far the least problematic compared to the Sapphires that I had. But it's pot luck from what i understand about all these AMD GPU's in all the 7950 cards no matter what brand one gets. Either it's a stable, solid AMD GPU inside, or not. Interestingly there is not a bit a difference though in the two Asus cards in hash rates, unlike the Sapphires.

 As for over-volting. I tried it on the one Sapphire that was unlocked but instead it's best to lower the voltage a tad if your cards are voltage adjustable (most are voltage locked). Turn off or on the boost switches on the cards, experiment, and watch the temps. AFTERBURNER has plenty to offer those that want to over/under volt if your cards are voltage unlocked, and one can save a bit of electricity under-volting a tad bit. But too low and it will result in PC hanging up. From what I understand almost all the newer cards are voltage locked now. Guess too many fried cards, lol, got returned under warranty so they locked them from what I gather.

 Best to just stick to overclocking from what I uncovered unless your willing to take ever more chances with frying a card(s). FYI my two Asus cards (according to 50Miners Overclock window) reports I run them at 1.09 volts for those two cards, and 1.169 volts for the Sapphires card,  Off Boost as I recall, or maybe that's on boost because On Boost the card runs at higher Overclock settings, I forget.

 On boost (or off???) it runs at around 1.25 or 1.26 volts as I recall and that high it runs way too hot at 1050/1500 Overclock and doesn't really add much to the bottom line either. Merely Overclocking does. At 1050/1500 I get up to about 625Mhz plus or minus a couple of Mhz per card. I lower those numbers when away for long stretches to be extra sure exess room heat doesn't play any critical factors. Now that summer is over though that shouldn't be a problem with a window open a bit.

 To add further twist AFTERBURNER sync's all three cards, matching up to whatever card is set as the master to it as far as Overclock settings go, so trying to run that one Sapphire On Boost (or Off??) at 1.26 volts while cranking up the Overclocking together with the two Asus cards would result in a huge mess at best (extreme heat, crashing, unstable, etc. because the Shappire would become too hot/unstable I fear, sooner or later). Can't have it all.

  I choose moderately high Overclocking with great stability, locking all three to an Asus as the Master inside AFTERBURNER, then cranking up the Overclock. Leaving alone the voltages altogether in Afterburner since the only setting not shaded out is the Power Setting whatever that would do. I leave that alone as well as even in AMD's panel I go lousy hashing results higher or lower that default with that.

 To check voltages 50Miner software has an Overclock window. Afterburner wont display voltages on "locked cards". But will display "Power Limits" setting instead. So look elsewhere such as with 50Miner's Overclock window for that if their voltage locked and you want to know what the voltages are. Or of course inside HWMonitor x64 or their 32 bit version as desired. That's great for monitoring temps while figuring out how high you can safely dial up your cards.

 I hear one can flash different bios to unlock voltages but it's just not worth the possibility of maybe bricking a card doing so. But I did backup the BIOS with Sapphires Trixx, even the Asus BIOS too. Interestingly that was about all Trixx offered me in the end. Otherwise Afterburner is way the best that I found for Overclocking/Syncing all the cards and getting supreme stability at Overclock speeds.

 Anyway hope this helps.



Caveat empore!

I like guiminer, but since it doesn't have the features as the standalone reaper or cgminer, I usually do all the oc and voltage control in there. I just make the proper bat and conf files. Less clutter then using MSI and AMD utilities. I had my 3 cards undervolted at 1.025v and oc'd: 2x HD 5870's and a 5850. They all ran stable until one 5870 and the 5850 just finally died, guess it was time for them. I hardly GPU mine now because it's not as profitable and I no longer have the hash power to get the be turn around rate.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on October 22, 2013, 11:20:50 AM
Is there plans to release a newer version, ie. v0.05 or higher? It would be great if there was an option to OC and change voltage. Maybe a more improved version of the GUI with 64-bit.

Does voltage control work reliably through CGMiner now?  The AMD ADL was broken for a while with it


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: c1010010 on October 22, 2013, 12:57:27 PM
Is there plans to release a newer version, ie. v0.05 or higher? It would be great if there was an option to OC and change voltage. Maybe a more improved version of the GUI with 64-bit.

Does voltage control work reliably through CGMiner now?  The AMD ADL was broken for a while with it

No, I've not had it working yet.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: SilverRobot on October 27, 2013, 12:40:26 PM
Hi all,  Wondering if this may be a lost cause but said I would ask before giving up hope!.. I have a Intel HD 4400 graphics card have tried a lot of different configurations with settings but it stubbornly stays at 8khs which is useless really. Thanks!


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: True___Blue on October 28, 2013, 08:27:35 PM
Other tips that may also help others just starting out.......


 So put the following in cgminer(s) in the field titled HOST:    pool1.us.multipool.us

 And as well in the Stratum Proxy miner in the field titled HOST:   pool1.us.multipool.us

 for the port setting for both the above use:    3336


Thanks for this post. I have found it very helpful. I have been using cgminer to mine BTC with an ASIC block erupter but now I am venturing into scrypt mining. When I mined for BTC I had the cgminer start with a .bat file.  I'm not sure what you mean put pool1.us.multipool.us in the host field for cgminer and Stratum Proxy. Can you give me some noob friendly instructions? 

Thanks


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: KingSlamma on November 05, 2013, 05:46:00 PM
I am receiving this error when trying to start Guiminer Scrypt
It throws the error and never opens

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "guiminer.py", line 20, in <module>
  File "pyopencl\__init__.pyo", line 4, in <module>
  File "pyopencl\_cl.pyo", line 12, in <module>
  File "pyopencl\_cl.pyo", line 10, in __load
ImportError: DLL load failed: The specified module could not be found.

Windows 7 64bit
AMD Radeon HD 7470

Anyone know of anyway to resolve the issue?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: KingSlamma on November 05, 2013, 06:28:21 PM
I am receiving this error when trying to start Guiminer Scrypt
It throws the error and never opens

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "guiminer.py", line 20, in <module>
  File "pyopencl\__init__.pyo", line 4, in <module>
  File "pyopencl\_cl.pyo", line 12, in <module>
  File "pyopencl\_cl.pyo", line 10, in __load
ImportError: DLL load failed: The specified module could not be found.

Windows 7 64bit
AMD Radeon HD 7470

Anyone know of anyway to resolve the issue?

I updated the Driver from 13.4 to 13.9 and I was finally able to open the application.

Now when I try to start the miner it just keeps saying "Connecting".
Any ideas?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: nwfella on November 05, 2013, 09:51:59 PM
Hi all,  Wondering if this may be a lost cause but said I would ask before giving up hope!.. I have a Intel HD 4400 graphics card have tried a lot of different configurations with settings but it stubbornly stays at 8khs which is useless really. Thanks!
Sadly the integrated intel hd series of graphics accelerators are pretty much useless at this point imho


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: MaxBTC1 on November 09, 2013, 05:31:12 PM
Does this only work for AMD cards?

I have Intel HD 4000? If default is higher than that will it never work?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on November 09, 2013, 05:59:42 PM
I am receiving this error when trying to start Guiminer Scrypt
It throws the error and never opens

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "guiminer.py", line 20, in <module>
  File "pyopencl\__init__.pyo", line 4, in <module>
  File "pyopencl\_cl.pyo", line 12, in <module>
  File "pyopencl\_cl.pyo", line 10, in __load
ImportError: DLL load failed: The specified module could not be found.

Windows 7 64bit
AMD Radeon HD 7470

Anyone know of anyway to resolve the issue?

I updated the Driver from 13.4 to 13.9 and I was finally able to open the application.

Now when I try to start the miner it just keeps saying "Connecting".
Any ideas?

Execute the .bat in the cgminer folder and look at the output


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Eaks77 on November 10, 2013, 03:29:33 AM
Hey Everyone,

I just installed this GuiMiner Scrypt.  I'm trying to connect to Middlecoin.com  and I think I have it working.  But i'm getting extremely low hash. Around 180khash.  I'm running two 5770's just as a test.  I mined for Btc with 50Btc.com about 8 months ago (yup, lost some Btc with them) but now I want to try this scrypt currency.

Can anyone let me know what i'm doing wrong... or maybe what i'm not understanding.  I'm using AMD Driver 12.1.

Thanks,

Screen Shot:  http://s23.postimg.org/zcv0e5mzv/Untitled.png (http://s23.postimg.org/zcv0e5mzv/Untitled.png)


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: hhs99 on November 10, 2013, 04:00:13 AM
try a different version of the driver you should be getting between 167-210 K/hashes each


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Eaks77 on November 10, 2013, 05:02:26 AM
You mean mega hashes right?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Vivisector999 on November 10, 2013, 07:14:03 AM
Nope scrypt is measured in Kh/s not Mh/s.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Eaks77 on November 11, 2013, 09:31:31 PM
Thanks Vivisector999 

Another question:

#1 Ive got one rig successfully connected to middlecoin.com.  It comprises of a 6990 & two 5770.  I've noticed that over time the Khash decrease.  Once I start them up, they're around 180khashs, but within 45 minutes, they're down too 100Khashes. Or in other words, the total for the rig when it first starts up is 1.2Mhash, but after about an hour, it's down to 1.0Mhash.  I'm running the 12.1 driver and i'm thinking about upgrading to 12.8. Hopefully that'll help :s Changing the Core Clock doesnt change much either :s

#2 I've got a second rig with two 5970's, hooked into the same network swtich as Rig #1.  I've setup Guiminer exactly the same as Rig #1... and it wont connect.  I've read that it could take some time to connect, but after 10 minutes or longer... nothing but "connecting" and "connection problems" under the summary. I even emailed myself my Wallet Adress to ensure it was 100% :s Help? http://postimg.org/image/vadhr6hwn/
 


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on November 11, 2013, 09:36:54 PM
Thanks Vivisector999 

Another question:

#1 Ive got one rig successfully connected to middlecoin.com.  It comprises of a 6990 & two 5770.  I've noticed that over time the Khash decrease.  Once I start them up, they're around 180khashs, but within 45 minutes, they're down too 100Khashes. Or in other words, the total for the rig when it first starts up is 1.2Mhash, but after about an hour, it's down to 1.0Mhash.  I'm running the 12.1 driver and i'm thinking about upgrading to 12.8. Hopefully that'll help :s Changing the Core Clock doesnt change much either :s

#2 I've got a second rig with two 5970's, hooked into the same network swtich as Rig #1.  I've setup Guiminer exactly the same as Rig #1... and it wont connect.  I've read that it could take some time to connect, but after 10 minutes or longer... nothing but "connecting" and "connection problems" under the summary. I even emailed myself my Wallet Adress to ensure it was 100% :s Help? http://postimg.org/image/vadhr6hwn/
 


I'm starting to wonder if that's a bug in general because others have reported it.  If you navigate to the /cgminer/ directory, there should be a "whatever.bat" file with the same name as your mining tab.  If you run that it opens a console instance of cgminer so you can see the exact output.

You can also upgrade cgminer to the latest version by downloading it and then dumping it in that folder.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Eaks77 on November 11, 2013, 09:59:34 PM
I just  dumped CGMiner V3.7 in GuiMiner Scrypt.  It's working.. but worse.  I'm now hovering just under 800Khash :(

Would you know anything about my second questions regarding my second rig? :)


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on November 11, 2013, 10:04:35 PM
I just  dumped CGMiner V3.7 in GuiMiner Scrypt.  It's working.. but worse.  I'm now hovering just under 800Khash :(

Would you know anything about my second questions regarding my second rig? :)

Run the .bat files and tell me what they say


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Eaks77 on November 16, 2013, 09:25:02 PM
Hey everyone,

 I'm having some troubles getting my 5970's and 6950's to work.  At first, neither were connecting to middlecoin.com.  I played with the Thread Concurrency and i got the 5970's to connect once set to 3200 (a 5770's default) but even with good looking hash rates, around 700K/Hash per card, i'm barely getting any accepted shares.  In fact, I can't even get it's hash rate to register on middlecoin.  It's averaging about 1 accepted share per hour.  On another rig I have 5770's which are out performing my 5970's.  I intend to go to https://litecoin.inf...ware_comparison to replicate peoples exact results... but this will take some time.
 
 
 
Right now i'm using:
-GUIminer Scrypt with CGminer updated to 3.7
-AMD Drivers 12.8
-Windows 7
 
 
5970's:
 Concurency Thread: 3200
Vectors: 1
GPU Threads: 1
Worksize 256
Intensity 18
*This setting is the only way the 5970 will connect*  I need better results!
 
 
 
Can anyone help me out... what am I doing wrong?  I'm fairly novice and I have a feeling it has to do with the thread, intensity, worksize... etc... Or possibly something else :s
 
 
 
Thanks!


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: joeperry on November 18, 2013, 12:00:34 AM
Take care everyone, found a trojan in source forge with avira.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Slingshot on November 21, 2013, 09:21:00 AM
 RE: I'm having some troubles getting my 5970's and 6950's to work.


 My 1st suggestion is to try mining at another site to get your cards working properly.

 My 2nd suggestion is to visit the link below to figure out what may be the better settings for your cards.

https://litecoin.info/Mining_Hardware_Comparison




Off topic a bit:
-----------------

 https://www.multipool.us/index.php Does NOT auto sell/dump coins, but middlecoin of course does.




Caveat emptor - let the buyer beware!


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: marketermac on November 23, 2013, 12:28:15 AM
Ok, having a super strange problem...

Have a new setup with 1x 7990. Installed AMD drivers (latest), fired up guiminer. I have this sucessfully installed on 6 other computers, no issues. This is the only one with a 7990, so I'm guessing something there is causing the problem..

When I start-up guiminer, on my 7990, gpu #2 immediately goes to 100% usage. There are no pools on autostartup (or even entered into guiminer, for that matter). No settings yet. Just a fresh install. Shut down guiminer, #2 goes back to 0% usage, so I'm certain it's causing the problem.

Any thoughts??


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tinman951 on November 27, 2013, 04:36:45 PM


Run the .bat files and tell me what they say
Here is the output of one of my batch files.  I downloaded the new v.04 that is on page one of this thread.  
Windows 7

cmd returns this:  
date: started cgminer 3.1.0

started cgminer 3.1.0
probing for an alive pool
network diff set to 99.8m
long-polling activated for http://localhost:8332/lp

Then the windows error "cgminer.exe has stopped working" comes up.  
I have the stratum protocol working and it says connected (on the gui) to the pool.  

EDIT: here's the picture
http://i.imgur.com/S4Ilj5u.png


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Ronin_sv on November 28, 2013, 09:56:32 PM
Hello.
Is anybody can share with me a settings of Gui miner for Radeon 290X?

It gives only 500-530 kh\s. I heard that it should be around 1000 kh\s.

Using MSI AB Beta 17 for monitoring. Still there is no voltage control in any software for this card.


Title: Virus Alert
Post by: aleistermarley on November 29, 2013, 10:50:03 AM
Attention everyone!


Don't download the software from:
sourceforge.net\projects\scryptguiminer



There seems to be a stealing trojan in it!
The versions from the first post in this thread seem to be ok.

greetings
al


Title: Re: Virus Alert
Post by: sinistral on November 29, 2013, 08:44:11 PM
Take care everyone, found a trojan in source forge with avira.

Attention everyone!


Don't download the software from:
sourceforge.net\projects\scryptguiminer



There seems to be a stealing trojan in it!
The versions from the first post in this thread seem to be ok.

greetings
al


Good finds but let's not freak out just yet as they're most likely false positives. I tried running the entire folder through Virus Total but it won't accept a folder so I ran it through Malwarebytes and returned;

Code:
Files Detected: 2
*\guiminer-scrypt\cgminer\cgminer.exe (PUP.BitCoinMiner) -> No action taken.
*\guiminer-scrypt\stratumproxy\mining_proxy.exe (PUP.Proxy.BCM) -> No action taken.

They're coming back as potentially unwanted programs, not actual viruses. A lot of mining tools seem to be getting reported as false positives.
I then ran those two files through Virus Total.

mining_proxy.exe (https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/7e87e0d8df6da967541df49c8836fed8795f69276f0f27fca5099ea7f9df8020/analysis/) has 3 hits but only as a pup.
cgminer.exe (https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/a8edacb3fac182c3ff9ba997d9d0eb7d4c09bfb5feaf00657257bb3a01d0b568/analysis/) had a whopping 31/46 hits! Most do not say it's a virus (Kaspersky even says, "not-a-virus:RiskTool.Win32.BitCoinMiner.cpc"), just a Bitcoin tool but a few are coming back with it as a trojan but I believe this is because they don't bother to distinguish between pup and actual viruses (never going to bother using AV software from a company like that). I wouldn't worry too much but it would be nice to hear from the author. :)


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: sawsawsaw on December 04, 2013, 02:39:13 AM
Hey ! I need some Information and for sure Help!

Whats Wrong with the Intensity Settings? and/or mining_proxy.bat settings?

My System:
Win7
I7 3.07GHz
16GB Ram
R9 280X Vapor-X

Setting: (GuiMiner -inkl. the cgminer 3.1.0)

cgminer.exe" --scrypt -u USER -p PASWORD -o stratum+tcp://coinotron.com:3334 --gpu-platform 0 -d 0 -w 256 -v 1 -I 14 -g 1 -l 1  --thread-concurrency 8192

As higher I set up the Intesity as less or no Shares I get: Here a list

Intesity     Khash     1Share        2Share         3Share          4Share         5Share       6Share         (Time to the next share)
14            423        0:10sek.     2:00Min        1:00Min         3:20Min        1:20Min                                 
16            495        2:00Min      7:00Min        3:00Min         5:00Min        3:30Min                                 
18            590        6:00Min      5:00Min        5:00Min         2:00Min        3:00Min      3:00Min
20            639        5:00Min      I gave up after 15 Minutes!

No Stales at all!

Any Idea why I get this bad result in Share on higher Intensity?

Is that normal?

mining_proxy.bat:
The mining_proxy.bat show 90% = False
And why the mining_proxy shows pool.itzed.ru:3333 ? Whats that mean?

Coinotron Result is worsest, best count there is less than 100khs...Dont have this phenomena on cudaminer (another PC) , there is the count correct..mhh..

On Wiki the Card do 769 with some tweaks - but first I thought to resolve that issue.

Thanks a lot!


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: haploid23 on December 04, 2013, 10:49:33 AM
When I open the program, it instantly crashes after a few seconds and I get the "guiminer.exe has stopped working" window. Any idea why?

This is on a fresh install of win7 64bit, and I've tried many driver and APP SDK revisions. The video card is a HD 5870 that's confirmed to work on another machine. Any help is much appreciated.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: sawsawsaw on December 05, 2013, 12:19:36 AM
I really apprciate alle the work that the thread op put in the guiminer - but for me cgminer on its own just works much better, found some great setting here

https://litecointalk.org/index.php?topic=7534.0

For dummys - just copy*paste .bat - try & error  - it cood be so easy ;)

And all is running on highest "possible"level...


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: thenoblebot on December 05, 2013, 01:46:27 PM
I cant run GUIMiner. This is what i get:
http://i.imm.io/13Kn9.jpeg

And this is log file:
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "guiminer.py", line 18, in <module>
  File "pyopencl\__init__.pyo", line 4, in <module>
  File "pyopencl\_cl.pyo", line 12, in <module>
  File "pyopencl\_cl.pyo", line 10, in __load
ImportError: DLL load failed: The specified module could not be found.

I too am getting the same error ... tried reinstalling the whole os too but keep getting the same error.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Timetwister on December 06, 2013, 05:53:15 PM
I'm using this software to mine with a Sapphire R9 290, but I'm only getting about 495 khash/s, with thread concurrency 8192, worksize 256, vectors 1, intensity 13, GPU threads 1 and GPU Defaults 7970 (low usage). I'm getting more with my Sapphire 7970 (about 610 with the same settings except GPU threads 2 ). Could someone please help me? I'll gladly make a donation if my hashrate increases.

Do I have to use CGMiner to get any decent hashrate (I have tried it but I get the same kind of pathetic results, as I don't know how to configure it properly).


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: sawsawsaw on December 09, 2013, 11:55:26 PM
I'm using this software to mine with a Sapphire R9 290, but I'm only getting about 495 khash/s, with thread concurrency 8192, worksize 256, vectors 1, intensity 13, GPU threads 1 and GPU Defaults 7970 (low usage). I'm getting more with my Sapphire 7970 (about 610 with the same settings except GPU threads 2 ). Could someone please help me? I'll gladly make a donation if my hashrate increases.

Do I have to use CGMiner to get any decent hashrate (I have tried it but I get the same kind of pathetic results, as I don't know how to configure it properly).

Have u checked the LInk I posted?

https://litecointalk.org/index.php?topic=7534.0

Like there I just put the thread concurrecy higher... on 11200 (not with guiminer - i use cgminer) and the Card Clock setting are important too, but u might allready know..

"D:\LTC\cgminer\cgminer.exe" --scrypt -u USER -p PASSWORD -o stratum+tcp://coinotron.com:3334 --gpu-platform 0 -d 0 -w 256 -v 1 -I 13 -g 2 -l 1 --thread-concurrency 11200


CGminer 3.1.0 running steady on 748kh/s 78.0C  - since 3 days

R9 280X
Core Voltage: 1131
Core Clock: 1080
Memory Clock: 1500

So I put down all values heres, with teh setting on wiki I never get that high...

Hope that helps!

LdhVrX41NPDd7BcNNkkZ54GerQJsifqsyC <--- LTC ;)


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Philll90 on December 13, 2013, 05:56:32 PM
Hi,

can anybody tell me, if it's possible to add a backup pool to guiminer-scrypt v.0.04?
And if it's possible, how and where can I add a backup pool to it?

Thanks,
Phil


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: techstorm2 on December 13, 2013, 06:42:10 PM
Hi,

can anybody tell me, if it's possible to add a backup pool to guiminer-scrypt v.0.04?
And if it's possible, how and where can I add a backup pool to it?

Thanks,
Phil

Hi

Im running v.02 and use the failover-only flag in the extra flags field as below

--failover-only -o world.wemineltc.com:3335 -u miner_name.g26950 -p x


hope this helps


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: junp on December 14, 2013, 12:50:25 AM
Hallo to everybody

I'm trying to use GUIMINER on my Dell XPS 16 with core i7 QM720, 8 gb Ram, Ati radeon mobile 4670 HD and windows 7 64 bit.
I've installed latest Catalyst and openCL drivers, and I've checked that openCL is ok.
I'm connected to internet with an HTC diamond as a modem, and I had no problem to mine bitcoins with this GPU and the block erupters.

I'm trying several pools, several coins, but I can't connect to anyone!


I've tried stratum and not, a lot of parameters but the answer of the program is always "Starting.....Connecting...." but NOTHING appens!
WHY???

http://imageshack.com/a/img208/9770/tacn.jpg

I want only do some test before the delivery of my next desktop with 4X 7950 and core i7 4930k 32gb quad channel ram...

thanks to everybody who will help me!


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: bittick on December 14, 2013, 02:31:35 PM
maybe the port is blocked by your provider?
Mining bitcoins uses a different port to connect to pools over

every coin uses a different port. since your mobile provider as a connection point - i would check if ports are open first.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: utlord on December 15, 2013, 12:21:49 AM
Hi guys, im trying to setup my R9 280x in Guiminer Scypt Alpha, with the following settings, gpu threads 2, intensity 13 and TC 8192, but in the console is says that Thread 1 being disabled.

Anyway to fix this?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: gwedo on December 17, 2013, 01:20:45 AM
I cant run GUIMiner. This is what i get:
..............................

I too am getting the same error ... tried reinstalling the whole os too but keep getting the same error.

I can run it but cannot see  ??? main window of guiminer.exe https://images.weserv.nl/?url=imageshack.com/a/img208/9770/tacn.jpg&fnr
I have problems on my new OC with win8.1
I noticed that in guiminer.log is perhaps possible to write all things but fields are in different order.
Dont know what could be the problem I checked antivirus and firewall but found anything
when I run guiminer.exe it hides into main toolbar and when I click on it it hides away. I can see it among running programs but dont see the window so I cannot write into fields. how can I solve it?

I tried to download and extract and run it on another PC with win8 which has the same antivirus (but 4 years old GPU) and it runs and it is visible - do you think, when I fill all fields and than excahnge guiminer.exe on new PC it will be OK? or do I have to take from another computer (where guiminer.exe runs in order) more files like guiminer.log or even whole folder?
update#1
 I tried restart PC, I replaced all old files with files from different PC, I tried to download latest Bitcoin QT (because I saw some links to bitcoin qt in guiminer.log ) but nothing helps - when I run it, I can only see it as icon in taskbar when I press ALT+TAB, I go through applications but when I choose guiminer.exe I dont see anything - is it problem of Windows 8.1? or shall I download something like .net or something to see it??
update#2
WTF :-*
the only thing which I discovered after one hour of attempts is, when I make right mouse click in taskmanager (or what is the right name?) and choose maximize window I can finally see it and when I minimize it then it dissappears again. Holy shit.  :-*
hope it helps someone and maybe someone helps me to solve this issue better.

and please could you explain me where this application saves settings? somewhere to Win-registers? because I extracted version 0.04 on new HDD for data which I bought in autumn but on old PC where I tried to run some previous version maybe 0.02 in February or March on coinotron - and once I opened 0.04 it was pre-filled with coinotron, my previous worker and password (which is btw still visible in guiminer.log despite I rewrote this with new worker from a new pool. (and when I put this version on new PC to try if I see application window it was prefilled with new pool data - I dont understand)....
............I answer myself-maybe not precisely on 100%- because I can see not many people are reading this thread - it is in C:\Users\xxusernamexxx\AppData\Roaming\poclbm/poclbm.ini - what can be seen if I choose save settings

but the main thing ??? - from GPU defaults pop up menu I can choose (as highest option??) only "7970-high usage" - but I invested into R9-290 4Gb -  but this damn application found correctly only my i7 4930k in the field "device" - but I would prefer to mine with GPU not CPU.
Or do you think, is it possible to mine simoultaneously - once with GPU and make second worker on CPU??
please recommend me some forum where are these issues with R9 290 correctly explained - unfortunately I cannot find any usable thread - thanks ;D


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: utlord on December 17, 2013, 02:08:37 PM
Hi guys, i have the following problem.

After 2-3 days of mining my system is running out of memory, this happens on all 3 of my mining rigs. Each system is running windows 8.1 where 2 rigs have 4 gigs of ram and 3rd rig has 6 gig.


Anyway to solve this?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: TuckerBTC on December 19, 2013, 09:46:26 AM
Hey guys. I'm a complete newbie to mining and this seems like a nice miner to get acquainted with. I downloaded it and tried running guiminer.exe but it pops a dialog box saying "See the logfile C:\pathname\guiminer.exe.log for details".
I opened the log file and it says...
ERROR:root:Exception:
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "guiminer.py", line 3085, in run
  File "guiminer.py", line 2457, in __init__
  File "wx\_core.pyo", line 11206, in Enable
PyAssertionError: C++ assertion "item" failed at ..\..\src\common\menucmn.cpp(841) in wxMenuBase::Enable(): wxMenu::Enable: no such item
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "guiminer.py", line 3094, in <module>
  File "guiminer.py", line 3085, in run
  File "guiminer.py", line 2457, in __init__
  File "wx\_core.pyo", line 11206, in Enable
wx._core.PyAssertionError: C++ assertion "item" failed at ..\..\src\common\menucmn.cpp(841) in wxMenuBase::Enable(): wxMenu::Enable: no such item
Any way to get this to go? Any and all help would be appreciated.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Philll90 on December 20, 2013, 06:22:00 PM
Hi,

I'm using GUIMiner-Scrypt for solo mining.
Frequently I have read that if you add "--scan-time 15 --expiry 30", you will get better results.
My Question now is, where do I have to add this?

https://images.weserv.nl/?url=oi46.tinypic.com/21dfq0k.jpg&fnr

Is it right, when I write that into "Extra Flags" in that way "--scan-time 15 --expiry 30"?

My current ratio of shares: 8 accepted, 14 stale/invalid
Is this a good or a bad ratio?

Thanks a lot for answering & help! :)
Phil


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Illusmare on December 20, 2013, 06:49:14 PM
Hello.
Is anybody can share with me a settings of Gui miner for Radeon 290X?

It gives only 500-530 kh\s. I heard that it should be around 1000 kh\s.

Using MSI AB Beta 17 for monitoring. Still there is no voltage control in any software for this card.

Hi,

using these settings with my Asus R9 290 in GUIMiner-scrypt:

Thread concurrency: 32765 and been stable with it (can try 24000 if it's not stable)
Worksize: 512
Vectors: 1
GPU threads: 1


At first I lowered my Voltage as much as I could and tweaked my clock speeds alittle but kept experiencing driver crashes etc so stopped fooling around with them. Now I use stock voltage/clockspeeds. (Try Asus GPU Tweak, atleast I was able to set my voltage in it)

With Intensity 14 (the one I use while surfing and watching videos on comp etc.) I get stable 600kH/s.
With Intensity 18 (the one I use when I'm not on the comp) I get stable 820kH/s.
Tried Intensity 19 and 20 but was unstable for me. Might work with some more tweaking.

With stock cooling it ran very hot with intensity 18 (was damn loud too). 14 was bearable. Lowering voltage to 1.150V from 1.250V helped with the temp alot.
Now with watercooling the temp stays at 62C with intensity 18 so I'm happy.

Hope this helps.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on December 20, 2013, 06:54:11 PM
Updated settings to include new GPUs, latest version of cgminer, latest version of cudaminer


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Illusmare on December 20, 2013, 06:58:12 PM
Hey ! I need some Information and for sure Help!

Whats Wrong with the Intensity Settings? and/or mining_proxy.bat settings?

My System:
Win7
I7 3.07GHz
16GB Ram
R9 280X Vapor-X

Setting: (GuiMiner -inkl. the cgminer 3.1.0)

cgminer.exe" --scrypt -u USER -p PASWORD -o stratum+tcp://coinotron.com:3334 --gpu-platform 0 -d 0 -w 256 -v 1 -I 14 -g 1 -l 1  --thread-concurrency 8192

As higher I set up the Intesity as less or no Shares I get: Here a list

Intesity     Khash     1Share        2Share         3Share          4Share         5Share       6Share         (Time to the next share)
14            423        0:10sek.     2:00Min        1:00Min         3:20Min        1:20Min                                
16            495        2:00Min      7:00Min        3:00Min         5:00Min        3:30Min                                
18            590        6:00Min      5:00Min        5:00Min         2:00Min        3:00Min      3:00Min
20            639        5:00Min      I gave up after 15 Minutes!

No Stales at all!

Any Idea why I get this bad result in Share on higher Intensity?

Is that normal?

mining_proxy.bat:
The mining_proxy.bat show 90% = False
And why the mining_proxy shows pool.itzed.ru:3333 ? Whats that mean?

Coinotron Result is worsest, best count there is less than 100khs...Dont have this phenomena on cudaminer (another PC) , there is the count correct..mhh..

On Wiki the Card do 769 with some tweaks - but first I thought to resolve that issue.

Thanks a lot!

I thought I had some issues too at first as when I started mining the shares came fast. After few mins the speed lowered and after about 10 mins I kept getting shares every few mins approximately.
But as I see it this is because the pool usually has the option that it sets your difficulty for your worker according to your hashrate and it takes a while for it to find the correct difficulty.
When it sets higher difficulty for you you get less shares but their reward is bigger. So all I would worry about is the hashrate. I might be wrong, but this is how it seems to have been working for me.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Illusmare on December 20, 2013, 07:04:17 PM
I'm using this software to mine with a Sapphire R9 290, but I'm only getting about 495 khash/s, with thread concurrency 8192, worksize 256, vectors 1, intensity 13, GPU threads 1 and GPU Defaults 7970 (low usage). I'm getting more with my Sapphire 7970 (about 610 with the same settings except GPU threads 2 ). Could someone please help me? I'll gladly make a donation if my hashrate increases.

Do I have to use CGMiner to get any decent hashrate (I have tried it but I get the same kind of pathetic results, as I don't know how to configure it properly).

You could try the same settings I posted few mins ago in this thread. Those settings should imporve your speed noticeably.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on December 20, 2013, 07:05:24 PM
I'm using this software to mine with a Sapphire R9 290, but I'm only getting about 495 khash/s, with thread concurrency 8192, worksize 256, vectors 1, intensity 13, GPU threads 1 and GPU Defaults 7970 (low usage). I'm getting more with my Sapphire 7970 (about 610 with the same settings except GPU threads 2 ). Could someone please help me? I'll gladly make a donation if my hashrate increases.

Do I have to use CGMiner to get any decent hashrate (I have tried it but I get the same kind of pathetic results, as I don't know how to configure it properly).

You could try the same settings I posted few mins ago in this thread. Those settings should imporve your speed noticeably.

The new settings I included should work okay too, you guys should see 850-910 KH/s depending on how you tweak your clocks


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Illusmare on December 20, 2013, 07:18:33 PM
Hi guys, im trying to setup my R9 280x in Guiminer Scypt Alpha, with the following settings, gpu threads 2, intensity 13 and TC 8192, but in the console is says that Thread 1 being disabled.

Anyway to fix this?

Use "GPU Threads: 1"


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Illusmare on December 20, 2013, 07:25:23 PM
I'm using this software to mine with a Sapphire R9 290, but I'm only getting about 495 khash/s, with thread concurrency 8192, worksize 256, vectors 1, intensity 13, GPU threads 1 and GPU Defaults 7970 (low usage). I'm getting more with my Sapphire 7970 (about 610 with the same settings except GPU threads 2 ). Could someone please help me? I'll gladly make a donation if my hashrate increases.

Do I have to use CGMiner to get any decent hashrate (I have tried it but I get the same kind of pathetic results, as I don't know how to configure it properly).

You could try the same settings I posted few mins ago in this thread. Those settings should imporve your speed noticeably.

The new settings I included should work okay too, you guys should see 850-910 KH/s depending on how you tweak your clocks
Is it the download in your first post or is it somewhere else? Seems to be 0.4 still.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Illusmare on December 20, 2013, 08:59:09 PM
I'm using this software to mine with a Sapphire R9 290, but I'm only getting about 495 khash/s, with thread concurrency 8192, worksize 256, vectors 1, intensity 13, GPU threads 1 and GPU Defaults 7970 (low usage). I'm getting more with my Sapphire 7970 (about 610 with the same settings except GPU threads 2 ). Could someone please help me? I'll gladly make a donation if my hashrate increases.

Do I have to use CGMiner to get any decent hashrate (I have tried it but I get the same kind of pathetic results, as I don't know how to configure it properly).

You could try the same settings I posted few mins ago in this thread. Those settings should imporve your speed noticeably.

The new settings I included should work okay too, you guys should see 850-910 KH/s depending on how you tweak your clocks
Ok, got it working after deleting "poclbm-scrypt.ini".

And those presets don't work. Sure it runs with them, but not very fast and I got only stales/invalids. Not a single accepted share. After trying my own setup I got no stales/invalids, only accepted shares, so can't say those settings are working. Tried both R9 290 low and high setup. Neither works for me.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Illusmare on December 20, 2013, 09:06:45 PM
I'm using this software to mine with a Sapphire R9 290, but I'm only getting about 495 khash/s, with thread concurrency 8192, worksize 256, vectors 1, intensity 13, GPU threads 1 and GPU Defaults 7970 (low usage). I'm getting more with my Sapphire 7970 (about 610 with the same settings except GPU threads 2 ). Could someone please help me? I'll gladly make a donation if my hashrate increases.

Do I have to use CGMiner to get any decent hashrate (I have tried it but I get the same kind of pathetic results, as I don't know how to configure it properly).

You could try the same settings I posted few mins ago in this thread. Those settings should imporve your speed noticeably.

The new settings I included should work okay too, you guys should see 850-910 KH/s depending on how you tweak your clocks
Ok, got it working after deleting "poclbm-scrypt.ini".

And those presets don't work. Sure it runs with them, but not very fast and I got only stales/invalids. Not a single accepted share. After trying my own setup I got no stales/invalids, only accepted shares, so can't say those settings are working. Tried both R9 290 low and high setup. Neither works for me.

Ok, seems I was wrong. The high atleast seems to run now without stales. Just needed a restart on my PC.

Edit: Nope, 2 mins and it starts giving me stales... something is wrong..

Edit2: Might be a problem with the pool too as I tried inputting my old settings and still get stales. Either pool or something ain't working with my miner after fresh install.

Edit3: Seems to have been a problem with the pool. Working better now. And those presets seem to work for R9 290.
With low I get stable 500kH/s but with the high one i get 760-790kH/s and jumps alot. If I set intensity to 18 i get stable 790kH/s.
But then again my GPU is VERY unstable when mining above 600kH/s. Drivers keep crashing, GPU goes into coma/won't leave idle/blackscreen etc if I stop mining and turn it back on. Dunno if that is a common issue or is it just my GPU?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on December 21, 2013, 12:06:48 AM
I'm using this software to mine with a Sapphire R9 290, but I'm only getting about 495 khash/s, with thread concurrency 8192, worksize 256, vectors 1, intensity 13, GPU threads 1 and GPU Defaults 7970 (low usage). I'm getting more with my Sapphire 7970 (about 610 with the same settings except GPU threads 2 ). Could someone please help me? I'll gladly make a donation if my hashrate increases.

Do I have to use CGMiner to get any decent hashrate (I have tried it but I get the same kind of pathetic results, as I don't know how to configure it properly).

You could try the same settings I posted few mins ago in this thread. Those settings should imporve your speed noticeably.

The new settings I included should work okay too, you guys should see 850-910 KH/s depending on how you tweak your clocks
Is it the download in your first post or is it somewhere else? Seems to be 0.4 still.

Same compiled version, just with new cgminer/cudaminer versions and configurations file


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Philll90 on December 21, 2013, 04:54:09 PM
Hi,

I'm using GUIMiner-Scrypt for solo mining.
Frequently I have read that if you add "--scan-time 15 --expiry 30", you will get better results.
My Question now is, where do I have to add this?

https://images.weserv.nl/?url=oi46.tinypic.com/21dfq0k.jpg&fnr

Is it right, when I write that into "Extra Flags" in that way "--scan-time 15 --expiry 30"?

My current ratio of shares: 8 accepted, 14 stale/invalid
Is this a good or a bad ratio?

Thanks a lot for answering & help! :)
Phil

Can nobody help me? :(


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: crazyearner on December 27, 2013, 06:25:49 AM
hi tacko can you tell me best driver to use with the r280s for scrypt mining thx in advance.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Mender on December 28, 2013, 02:11:01 PM
Does someone has a mirror? The download link isn't working.

Edit: nvm, it just took a verry long time for the download to start.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: yahma on December 29, 2013, 08:31:14 PM
Just downloaded the source from GitHub and when I run it, it says version 0.2; however, the compiled executable is v0.4

Have you updated the sources?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Marsenault on December 30, 2013, 06:09:56 AM

I'm having trouble with that as well, I've read about extra flags, and making it check for new blocks at smaller time intervals. I know that is entered into extra flags, but have not seen a single concrete example of exactly what the text ought to be.


Hahaha, people just say: " oh, set your scantime in extra flags to something between 1 and thirty" and expect you know exactly how to do it I guess.

Probably most of those folks used command line miners before gui's, so it's something they learned and take for granted that anyone using any sort of miner must know how.


But I friggin' don't (HINT), and I'm a little sick of getting these stales instead of blocks, so a little help would be kinna sweet.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on December 30, 2013, 11:19:36 PM
Just downloaded the source from GitHub and when I run it, it says version 0.2; however, the compiled executable is v0.4

Have you updated the sources?

Oh, my bad, I forgot to commit 0.04 alpha

I'll do that tomorrow


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: hostmaster on December 31, 2013, 01:00:38 PM
Impressive miner, the best, i use it as well.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Palmdetroit on December 31, 2013, 06:04:40 PM
Are newer 13.2 AMD drivers ok to use with this? (cgminer)

Or are 12.8 still ideal?

and if not does cgminer need a build with newest dev sdks?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Symbiont on January 05, 2014, 07:39:44 PM
Hi, Iīve one question. Iīm solo mining a new coin with dif. 0,8... I got 1 share to 3 stale at my 3 GPUs in my rig. At the forum they said, that I should use this: --queue 0 --scan-time 1 --expiry 1 to get less stale.

Is there a possibility to optimize the settings?

My setting are:

GPU: x280
Extra flags: "empty"
Thread concurrency: 8192
Worksize: 64 (put it down from 256)
Vectors: 1
Intensity: 13
GPU threads: 2

Thanks.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Unacceptable on January 05, 2014, 10:42:48 PM
Hi, Iīve one question. Iīm solo mining a new coin with dif. 0,8... I got 1 share to 3 stale at my 3 GPUs in my rig. At the forum they said, that I should use this: --queue 0 --scan-time 1 --expiry 1 to get less stale.

Is there a possibility to optimize the settings?

My setting are:

GPU: x280
Extra flags: "empty"
Thread concurrency: 8192
Worksize: 64 (put it down from 256)
Vectors: 1
Intensity: 13
GPU threads: 2

Thanks.

Great program!!! Very easy  ;D  

I pose the same question for my 7970 :D

Back when I used GUIminer for BTC mining the flags to use were -v -w 256.But when I raise the intensity I get less hash.

Will raising the Thread concurrency level instead work ??? & to what level ??? How do you estimate the appropriate level # ???


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: yahma on January 07, 2014, 06:32:49 PM
Just downloaded the source from GitHub and when I run it, it says version 0.2; however, the compiled executable is v0.4

Have you updated the sources?

Oh, my bad, I forgot to commit 0.04 alpha

I'll do that tomorrow

Hey Tacotime,

Can you commit 0.04 alpha?

Thanks!


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on January 09, 2014, 03:11:44 AM
Just downloaded the source from GitHub and when I run it, it says version 0.2; however, the compiled executable is v0.4

Have you updated the sources?

Oh, my bad, I forgot to commit 0.04 alpha

I'll do that tomorrow

Hey Tacotime,

Can you commit 0.04 alpha?

Thanks!

pushed


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Scyntech on January 09, 2014, 05:23:08 AM
Installed the newest version for my 7850

Card settings
GPU  1035
Mem 1350

340 KH/s (older version)

355 KH/s (New version)

same settings

Thread C      -8000
Worksize       -256
Vectors        -1
GPU Threads -2
Intensity      -12

I am also not getting as many stale.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: LPCobris on January 12, 2014, 06:38:49 AM
Hi!
Any news on the 0.05 version?

Im getting a wierd problem....

I have a second rig that i have configurated like my main rig...

When i do start, it start hashing but doesnt accept nothing!!! Its stays on ZERO for long as i wait until i press stop...
I have no ideia whats going on, everything is correctly configurated, all the drivers updated, etc...

Sometimes it works, sometimes it wonīt...

Can anyone helpme out?

Thanks...

Best Regards,

LPC


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: gdanbre on January 12, 2014, 08:33:54 PM
Impressive miner, the best, i use it as well.

thanks for the gui taco!


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: kahir on January 12, 2014, 09:45:52 PM
Need upgrade please for it to support 7790 and 260x


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on January 14, 2014, 02:05:07 PM
Hi!
Any news on the 0.05 version?

Im getting a wierd problem....

I have a second rig that i have configurated like my main rig...

When i do start, it start hashing but doesnt accept nothing!!! Its stays on ZERO for long as i wait until i press stop...
I have no ideia whats going on, everything is correctly configurated, all the drivers updated, etc...

Sometimes it works, sometimes it wonīt...

Can anyone helpme out?

Thanks...

Best Regards,

LPC


I need more information.  What does running the .bat file in /cgminer/ look like?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: MONICA89 on January 15, 2014, 06:14:52 AM
Hello!

Can I install GUIMiner if I have Windows XP + win32 bits? What archive i need to Download?


DOWNLOAD (https://mega.co.nz/#!Vg9i0DKK!FIduoitTjVyQ7w-jw7RJfSFaIS5so1XAuJOcw4DPJjE) (win32 binaries for Vista/7/8 v0.04)


 ???

Thank you and kisses!




Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: LPCobris on January 15, 2014, 06:19:59 AM
Hi taco!
Im using middlecoin to mine...

It seems that if i use a low concurrency, when i start, the hash number will appear and the mining will begin, but in reality the accepted never appear (stays in zero).
I resolve this situation by raisng the concurrency... Donīt know if its a problem on the middlecoin server or the guiminer side.

Another idea for the new version...

Create some nice interface (or graphical interface has the cgwatcher)
Create the possibility to put a backup mining server in case the primary one fails after X attemps to get blocks.

Also a nice touch would be the possibility to make programed reboot cicles, like a reboot from 3 to 3 hours for exemple (im using startup on the guiminer), and for reboots the software Rebooter.

Maybe i will remember some more features but for now these where one of the most important...

Best Regards,

LPC

PS: Add those features and i will send some Crypto at your way! :)


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: robix73 on January 18, 2014, 02:46:11 PM
Is lite.wemineltc.com:3334 still working? Guiminer Alpha says that no server could be used, Exiting :-(


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: GIminer on January 20, 2014, 06:29:51 PM
Hi to all GUIminers,

First of all, thanks Tacotime for this fantastic program. Really lifesaver, I'm going to donate after I end to write this :)
I'm mining with GUIminer the last two weeks. I use it to run a 4 x 290x rig and I want to share my brief experience with other users.

Config: 27400 concurrency , 512 worksize, I 20
On the cards (using Catalyst) powertune 20 gpu clock 930 mem clock 1500 fan 100 temp 82 to 88 (temp every card especific, a bit picky with that they are :) )

The config above can output the following hashrates, on a rig with the cards on risers, and after 30 minutes to let them to stabilize.

Gigabyte R9 290x : 881 to 886 kh/s
Shappire R9 290x : 879 to 895 kh/s

They use to stabilize on one speed and they keep on the same rate for hours (even over days), pool issues apart.

Just excuse my english, I'm not very good with languages.

If anyone have other experience, please share too :)

Thanks Tacotime again!

GIminer





Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: LPCobris on January 21, 2014, 02:55:24 AM
Hi!
Taco is doing a great job with this guiminer...

I just with the new version have the following additions...

- Auto-Restart miners if mining on one of the miners drops to X Hash
- Auto-Reboot Windows programable, (from X to X time)
- Second line to put a secondary pool if the main one gets offline for some reason. (and the reverse if the secondary gets offline but the primary is online).

For me these 3 features are essencial, for and nice alternative to cgwatch for exemple...

Can it be done?
I will send you some crypto if you make it happen! :)

Best Regards,

LPC


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: GIminer on January 21, 2014, 08:13:41 AM
Hi!
Taco is doing a great job with this guiminer...

I just with the new version have the following additions...

- Auto-Restart miners if mining on one of the miners drops to X Hash
- Auto-Reboot Windows programable, (from X to X time)
- Second line to put a secondary pool if the main one gets offline for some reason. (and the reverse if the secondary gets offline but the primary is online).

For me these 3 features are essencial, for and nice alternative to cgwatch for exemple...

Can it be done?
I will send you some crypto if you make it happen! :)

Best Regards,

LPC

+1 I absolutely agree, that would be awesome features :)

I already donate 0.005 BTC and 0.5 LTC yestarday to Tacotime first page addresses as I promised. I double that if you can add this cool features :)


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: illegalwisdom on January 22, 2014, 03:44:03 AM
How can I check the temperature of my graphics card ? i think it is too hot.
And I write "--gpu-fan 70" in Extra flags,is it right?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: droptable on January 22, 2014, 06:15:54 AM
How can I check the temperature of my graphics card ? i think it is too hot.
And I write "--gpu-fan 70" in Extra flags,is it right?

if you want to control the fan it is temp-target:
 --temp-target 70

or more complete put (change the data fiting your setting)
--temp-cutoff 95, --temp-overheat 80, --temp-target 70, --auto-fan --auto-gpu

if you want to check it you can use tools like
MSI Afterburner.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: illegalwisdom on January 22, 2014, 07:15:38 AM
How can I check the temperature of my graphics card ? i think it is too hot.
And I write "--gpu-fan 70" in Extra flags,is it right?

if you want to control the fan it is temp-target:
 --temp-target 70

or more complete put (change the data fiting your setting)
--temp-cutoff 95, --temp-overheat 80, --temp-target 70, --auto-fan --auto-gpu

if you want to check it you can use tools like
MSI Afterburner.


ok,i copy the command line:" --temp-cutoff 95, --temp-overheat 80, --temp-target 70, --auto-fan --auto-gpu"  in Extra flags.
thank you!
and  I want to check the temperature of my graphics card,How can I do?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: droptable on January 22, 2014, 03:46:42 PM
if you use windows just download MSI Afterburner. -> google

if not. google. there will be thousends tools at hand.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: BTCvFiat on January 25, 2014, 03:45:38 AM
How can I check the temperature of my graphics card ? i think it is too hot.
And I write "--gpu-fan 70" in Extra flags,is it right?

if you want to control the fan it is temp-target:
 --temp-target 70

or more complete put (change the data fiting your setting)
--temp-cutoff 95, --temp-overheat 80, --temp-target 70, --auto-fan --auto-gpu

if you want to check it you can use tools like
MSI Afterburner.


ok,i copy the command line:" --temp-cutoff 95, --temp-overheat 80, --temp-target 70, --auto-fan --auto-gpu"  in Extra flags.
thank you!
and  I want to check the temperature of my graphics card,How can I do?

IMO; TechPowerUp GPU-Z or HwInfo (google for exact name) come highly recommended for GPU temp monitoring.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: grums on January 25, 2014, 11:58:28 PM

Hi,

Latley I have been getting the error cgminer.exe has stopped working. It has been happening everyday. This is on the newest version of guiminer. I have another rig running an older version which has never had this problem.

Just wondering if anyone knows how to fix this?

Thanks.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: LPCobris on January 27, 2014, 02:19:05 AM
Hi Taco...

Any news on a new version?

I like GUIminer a lot, but some lacking features will make me move to CgWatcher soon...

Features like...

- Time delayed after app starts to run the miners (for 10 or more seconds for exemple)
- Auto-Retry on connection errors
- Programable reboot windows timer
- Auto-Restart miners after drop on hash power
- Auto-Restart miners on timer
- Missing field for secondary pool if main fail or vice versa

I hope this can be integrated on the program, they are all important features...

Best Regards,

LPC


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on January 27, 2014, 02:33:08 AM
I wish I had time to add more features, however MC2 (which I work on voluntarily, for free) and my graduate program takes up most of my time right now.

The github repo is available in the first post if anyone wants to fork it and play with it.  However, the code is messy and it'll probably be difficult to work with.

As GPU scrypt mining will also be obsolete in about 3-6 months because of ASICs, I also don't have a huge incentive to update the program.

Thanks for the recent tips everyone.  I appreciate them.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: LPCobris on January 27, 2014, 03:22:14 AM
I wish I had time to add more features, however MC2 (which I work on voluntarily, for free) and my graduate program takes up most of my time right now.

The github repo is available in the first post if anyone wants to fork it and play with it.  However, the code is messy and it'll probably be difficult to work with.

As GPU scrypt mining will also be obsolete in about 3-6 months because of ASICs, I also don't have a huge incentive to update the program.

Thanks for the recent tips everyone.  I appreciate them.

Hi Taco!
Thanks for replying me...
I understand your lack of time, but donīt be so sure ASIC will take GPU mning by storm on the scrypt field...
Even if the chinese Asic chips from gridseed come our way, they are far low performing to be a real pack...

Maybe when gen 2 or 3 from Asic comes, we will see the downfall of the gpu mining...

Please dont give up on this program... These features might be somewhat easy to integrate (i donīt really know im no programmer)...

Me and more ppl will reward you if you add these features!

With my best Regards,

LPC




Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Cantrip on January 27, 2014, 03:44:46 PM
Appreciate your work on this program.  Lets me run my video cards for LTC while using integrated graphics for the monitor (could not figure out how to get cgminer alone to do this).  Sent you 0.05 btc, thanks!!!


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: catless on January 28, 2014, 08:52:59 PM
I so want to love this program, but I'm having difficulties.

Every time I stop mining my video card driver throws an error: Display driver nvlddmkm stopped responding and has successfully recovered.

My video card is a NVidia GTX470, 1280MB, GDDR5 memory. I'm running Windows 7 Ultimate, 64 bit with 6GB memory. This morning it totally freaked me out by locking up my whole system so I had to shut down and IPL. The temperature of the video card was a steady 75 C.

Anyone have a cure for this behavior?

I know it isn't a fast setup and probably never will be, but I need some help also with settings. I have a quad core cpu but this program seems to only use just one core. I already use MSI Afterburner to monitor the temperatures but I'm afraid to make any changes other than to bump up the fan speed.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on January 28, 2014, 08:57:35 PM
I so want to love this program, but I'm having difficulties.

Every time I stop mining my video card driver throws an error: Display driver nvlddmkm stopped responding and has successfully recovered.

My video card is a NVidia GTX470, 1280MB, GDDR5 memory. I'm running Windows 7 Ultimate, 64 bit with 6GB memory. This morning it totally freaked me out by locking up my whole system so I had to shut down and IPL. The temperature of the video card was a steady 75 C.

Anyone have a cure for this behavior?

I know it isn't a fast setup and probably never will be, but I need some help also with settings. I have a quad core cpu but this program seems to only use just one core. I already use MSI Afterburner to monitor the temperatures but I'm afraid to make any changes other than to bump up the fan speed.

yes

use the .bat files generated in /cudaminer/ and close them when required with q or ctrl-c


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: itsallpc on January 28, 2014, 09:02:06 PM
I love this it makes my life so easy but how can i set up a backup pool or failover if the first pool goes down and how can i setup automatic startup on pool failure?

Is this possible?

Thanks Loz


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on January 28, 2014, 09:08:05 PM
I love this it makes my life so easy but how can i set up a backup pool or failover if the first pool goes down and how can i setup automatic startup on pool failure?

Is this possible?

Thanks Loz

add a second pool with "-o stratum+tcp://yourpool.com:3333 -u user -p pass" in extra flags


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: catless on January 28, 2014, 09:14:20 PM
I so want to love this program, but I'm having difficulties.

Every time I stop mining my video card driver throws an error: Display driver nvlddmkm stopped responding and has successfully recovered.

My video card is a NVidia GTX470, 1280MB, GDDR5 memory. I'm running Windows 7 Ultimate, 64 bit with 6GB memory. This morning it totally freaked me out by locking up my whole system so I had to shut down and IPL. The temperature of the video card was a steady 75 C.

Anyone have a cure for this behavior?

I know it isn't a fast setup and probably never will be, but I need some help also with settings. I have a quad core cpu but this program seems to only use just one core. I already use MSI Afterburner to monitor the temperatures but I'm afraid to make any changes other than to bump up the fan speed.

yes

use the .bat files generated in /cudaminer/ and close them when required with q or ctrl-c

I'm not getting any .bat files generated. Now what? I found one .bat file but it didn't work.

"D:\Bitcoin Mining\guiminer-scrypt_win32_binaries_v0.04\cudaminer\cudaminer.exe" -o http://mine.xxxxxx.xxx:3333/ -O xxxxxxx.worker:xxxx -d 0 -i 1 -l auto -C 0 -m 1

I've replaced personal info with x's.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on January 28, 2014, 11:07:49 PM
What error message does it give?  If you have it set to autotune, it takes a while before it actually runs.

Try also:

Code:
"D:\Bitcoin Mining\guiminer-scrypt_win32_binaries_v0.04\cudaminer\cudaminer.exe" -o stratum+tcp://mine.xxxxxx.xxx:3333/ -O xxxxxxx.worker:xxxx -d 0 -i 1 -l auto -C 0 -m 1

It looks like cudaminer had stratum added to it recently


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: itsallpc on January 28, 2014, 11:17:06 PM
I love this it makes my life so easy but how can i set up a backup pool or failover if the first pool goes down and how can i setup automatic startup on pool failure?

Is this possible?

Thanks Loz

add a second pool with "-o stratum+tcp://yourpool.com:3333 -u user -p pass" in extra flags

Thank you so much perfect...


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: catless on January 28, 2014, 11:32:59 PM
What error message does it give?  If you have it set to autotune, it takes a while before it actually runs.

Try also:

Code:
"D:\Bitcoin Mining\guiminer-scrypt_win32_binaries_v0.04\cudaminer\cudaminer.exe" -o stratum+tcp://mine.xxxxxx.xxx:3333/ -O xxxxxxx.worker:xxxx -d 0 -i 1 -l auto -C 0 -m 1

It looks like cudaminer had stratum added to it recently

Thank you but I'll have to try it tomorrow. I work weird hours and my bed is yelling my name. Loudly!


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: catless on January 29, 2014, 03:53:42 PM
What error message does it give?  If you have it set to autotune, it takes a while before it actually runs.

Try also:

Code:
"D:\Bitcoin Mining\guiminer-scrypt_win32_binaries_v0.04\cudaminer\cudaminer.exe" -o stratum+tcp://mine.xxxxxx.xxx:3333/ -O xxxxxxx.worker:xxxx -d 0 -i 1 -l auto -C 0 -m 1

It looks like cudaminer had stratum added to it recently

Thank you but I'll have to try it tomorrow. I work weird hours and my bed is yelling my name. Loudly!

I just tried it now and am receiving "json_rpc_call failed, retry after 15 seconds" as well as "HTTP request failed: Failed connect to 127.0.0.1:9332; No error"

I don't have any idea what json is and that IP number isn't in the batch file at all!???


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: droptable on January 29, 2014, 04:31:34 PM
 127.0.0.1 seems to be your router. (LAN/WLAN)


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: catless on January 29, 2014, 04:41:56 PM
127.0.0.1 seems to be your router. (LAN/WLAN)

Yeah, I knew that. Just how it got into the request is the mystery.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: straightcoinage on January 29, 2014, 07:33:47 PM
Please help an absolute beginner.

I've been trying to figure out this whole mining to a pool thing going on 5 hours now, and it's driven me a bit nuts. Any help will be greatly appreciated.

I've managed to get GUIMiner to heat up my laptop a bit, but I'm not seeing my worker doing any hash rate in my pool.

I have a horrible setup- a 6 year old core 2 duo laptop with HD 3650 graphics. I just want to start somewhere, ya know?

I'm trying to mine a sexcoin or two. Here's the getting started page at the pool, which shows the settings I should be using:http://sexcoin.ecoining.com/index.php?page=gettingstarted (http://sexcoin.ecoining.com/index.php?page=gettingstarted)

Here's what my GUIMiner looks like: http://imgur.com/Oyo67LN (http://imgur.com/Oyo67LN)

GUIMiner won't recognize my HD 3650 even though I have the latest Catalyst driver installed as well as AMD SDK v2.7. Also, I have no idea really of what to input into the blank fields such as thread concurrencies and victor vectors. Again, my pool at sexcoin.ecoining is showing 0 Khash/s for my worker.

I'm a noob looking to get into mining and buying a big rig, but it's soooo frustrating, time consuming, and headachey that I'm about to give up. Is there any hope for me?



Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: droptable on January 30, 2014, 08:53:12 AM
Please help an absolute beginner.

I've been trying to figure out this whole mining to a pool thing going on 5 hours now, and it's driven me a bit nuts. Any help will be greatly appreciated.

I've managed to get GUIMiner to heat up my laptop a bit, but I'm not seeing my worker doing any hash rate in my pool.

I have a horrible setup- a 6 year old core 2 duo laptop with HD 3650 graphics. I just want to start somewhere, ya know?
....
GUIMiner won't recognize my HD 3650 even though I have the latest Catalyst driver installed as well as AMD SDK v2.7. Also, I have no idea really of what to input into the blank fields such as thread concurrencies and victor vectors. Again, my pool at sexcoin.ecoining is showing 0 Khash/s for my worker.

a) the SDK is a trap!
 
I dont know why people still recommend to install it. It had wrekend my setup, and i m not the only one.
My "help" would be to recommend to uninstall it.

Follow this: https://litecointalk.org/index.php?topic=11001.msg79830#msg79830
 
I know its painful, but it works for me (and for many others)

b) you need a pool with vardiff and a very low entry-diff


if your setup is old and the diff is to high your setup will not be able to solve the first share,
so the pool will never be able to send you something your setup can handle.

I suggest that after you have don a) you try mining litecoins at give-me-coins. just for testing.
the entry div is very low and the vardiff goes down to 16.
so your setup will be able to handle that, and you can see if everything works.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: catless on January 30, 2014, 10:42:19 PM
What error message does it give?  If you have it set to autotune, it takes a while before it actually runs.

Try also:

Code:
"D:\Bitcoin Mining\guiminer-scrypt_win32_binaries_v0.04\cudaminer\cudaminer.exe" -o stratum+tcp://mine.xxxxxx.xxx:3333/ -O xxxxxxx.worker:xxxx -d 0 -i 1 -l auto -C 0 -m 1

It looks like cudaminer had stratum added to it recently

Thank you but I'll have to try it tomorrow. I work weird hours and my bed is yelling my name. Loudly!

I just tried it now and am receiving "json_rpc_call failed, retry after 15 seconds" as well as "HTTP request failed: Failed connect to 127.0.0.1:9332; No error"

I don't have any idea what json is and that IP number isn't in the batch file at all!???


Is there no help here? I'm afraid to run GUIMiner for fear of damaging my equipment, cudaminer doesn't work at all and I can't find anything else.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: lauren2014 on January 31, 2014, 01:28:39 AM
thnx taco.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: sly5am on February 01, 2014, 02:57:43 AM
What error message does it give?  If you have it set to autotune, it takes a while before it actually runs.

Try also:

Code:
"D:\Bitcoin Mining\guiminer-scrypt_win32_binaries_v0.04\cudaminer\cudaminer.exe" -o stratum+tcp://mine.xxxxxx.xxx:3333/ -O xxxxxxx.worker:xxxx -d 0 -i 1 -l auto -C 0 -m 1

It looks like cudaminer had stratum added to it recently

Thank you but I'll have to try it tomorrow. I work weird hours and my bed is yelling my name. Loudly!

I just tried it now and am receiving "json_rpc_call failed, retry after 15 seconds" as well as "HTTP request failed: Failed connect to 127.0.0.1:9332; No error"

I don't have any idea what json is and that IP number isn't in the batch file at all!???


Is there no help here? I'm afraid to run GUIMiner for fear of damaging my equipment, cudaminer doesn't work at all and I can't find anything else.
This program is about as easy as it gets.. if you  cant run this .. I'd just stick to buying litecoins and bitcoins on an exchange.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: diapers on February 01, 2014, 06:27:57 PM
will this work for scrypt jane?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: LPCobris on February 01, 2014, 09:17:06 PM
Hi Taco!
Any news on a new version?

I have tested the CGWatcher like i told ya, but i find it too deep and complex, i did like the interface and graphics, but in the end i found that it was way too complex for my taste.

I do like the simplicity of the GUIMiner.

If you could add the possibility of:

- Making GUIMiner Start with windows (i have to manually do it on the startup folder)
- Ability to auto-restart the miners with various modes of restart and situations (like CGwatcher have for exemple)
- Ability to restart de Windows from time to time or in a event of failing of restart all miners.
- ability of second pool (without using the flags), put a space for a secondary pool, but if the main gets online, to revert to it...

Like i told you im no programmer, but i do like what ppl like you do, to make life of others easier... And so, i will reward you with some cryptocoin if you:

a) Donīt give up on the program
b) Use a new mining software (there is another with a lot of fixes for 290(s) users
c) Add new and usefull features to the aplication, without creating a too complicated or hard to use aplication.

With my best regards,

LPC


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Smooth0ne on February 02, 2014, 02:29:02 AM
So I am having the weirdest error with GUI Miner. Prior to today I was having no issues with it intialising and mining any selected coin. Today however I was installing a game.  I closed the application mid installation of the game and thought everything was fine. Ever since that time I have been unable to get GUI Miner to re-open correctly. It will open but it will only either show me the icon in system tray or taskbar. I can not get the program to come up onto the desktop. I also am unable to get the program to run my settings to mine. It will only close or open multiple sessions. i have tried everything I can think of to bring it up correctly and have no idea why this is happening. Ive tryed alt+tab, trying to pull it up via task manager,even tryed re installing latest video drivers. Nothing is working. WTF? I cant be the only person that has had this happen. Ive spent the las couple hours searching and have come up with nothing other then guiminer doesn't start. Mine starts fine just wont display to desktop!! Thx in advance to any that can help..

Edit: After numerous hours of reading info on this I tryed a suggestion mentioned online. I created a new user account and tryed it out. GUI miner not only works , but also increased my hash rate a bit. I am however confused on why this worked, and equally as confused as to how to solve it on the original user account as that is where all the stuff I normally access thru the day is. Thx for any advice.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: l8_miner on February 03, 2014, 11:33:44 AM
Guys, I need help here too.

Tried to run the guiminer-scrypt for litecoin on my Dell E520 (old system, but 24 Hours of electricity available), with ATI X1300 Pro 256MB.

I keep getting this error:

Code:
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "guiminer.py", line 20, in <module>
  File "pyopencl\__init__.pyo", line 4, in <module>
  File "pyopencl\_cl.pyo", line 12, in <module>
  File "pyopencl\_cl.pyo", line 10, in __load
ImportError: DLL load failed: The specified module could not be found.

Did some research and aparently I have to install some stuff by AMD. But I have to AMD product in this machine.

Any ideas?

Cheers.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: franchais on February 04, 2014, 03:35:20 AM
Hi guys, i'm new to bitcoin mining. I'm just unsure about my settings to put if I have a GTX680/GTX660. Settings like Thread concurrency, GPU threads etc. Any help would be great!


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: XCoinX on February 04, 2014, 03:02:24 PM
tacotime; please help me with this. I sent you a PM but you are probably very busy to respond to all individual messages. I like GUI Miner a lot because it gives me a high hashrate, not sure if what the front end of GUI Miner displays is accurate and this is what i want to find out once and for all. I will be using CG Watcher do to this. I want troubleshoot some issues I have when running cgminer on its own and I would really appreciate help from someone that knows more how to use cgminer better than me, which won't be too difficult as I really am not good at command line entries as they have to be precisely exact in order to work and one single digit that is wrong will ensure its failure!

So I need to know which API port GUI Miner assigns to the cgminer instances? Anyone here can tell me this so I can connect to cgminer via CG Watcher and get an accurate reading of settings used by GUI Miner, I want to save the settings GUI Miner is using into a profile and then try a few different things to solve my problems. I am using the same settings I used in GUI Miner in standalone cgminer but I do not get the same results, so either cgminer is not as good without a decent front end, or, GUI Miner is reporting more optimistic hashrate and not showing any HW errors even if they are present. REALLY need HELP with this one, PLEASE!

I lso have no clue how to add fail over pools or temp cut off settings, etc, and yes I am aware this has been covered in this very thread but I simply do not understand how or where to add "flags" when no examples are shown to us within a full working profile for GUI Miner. For those that are more familiar with this sort of thing it is childs play for them and for most developers too, but most people are not that so do need tuts. It is easier to do in cgminer itself which is ironic in a way because GUI Miner with a GUI is supposed to make it all straight forward, surely? So I am not as hopeless as it may seem because I do find cgminer easy to configure on its own, to some extent at least. I want to switch to CG Watcher or just use cgminer alone for now until I manage to fix issues with BFG Miner or learn to use SG Miner. It seems none of these miners are perfect or work 100% as I would like them to but I need help in order to determine why this is. I have tuned all my thread-concurrency and intensity settings as much as I can and do get a decent hashrate but there are still some issues I need to fix. Sometimes I get too many rejects while running cgminer without GUI Miner or a few HW errors, even though I use the same settings and also get a lower hashrate. It could be due to several reasons and I won't know until I can better troubleshoot this by connecting to the API or knowing more about how GUI Miner works with its settings that are somewhat opaque or unknown in some areas. With all this said, I would like to support its continued development.

I have tried various API ports to connect t cgminer once GUI Miner is running but CG Watcher simply will not connct to it and I have been told by Justin it should do just fine once we know the API port GUI Miner uses.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: williammm on February 05, 2014, 10:33:07 AM
Dear Experts,

I need some guidance here. I have been trying to get GUIminer-scrypt to work on my Mac Pro 1.1.
My Mac Pro is running Windows 7 x64 via Boot Camp. I tried installing Cuda Toolkit as per instructed but it still doesn't work.
When installing Cuda toolkit it says my gpu are not supported.

Did i missed some steps?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: williammm on February 05, 2014, 05:05:56 PM
Dear Experts,

I need some guidance here. I have been trying to get GUIminer-scrypt to work on my Mac Pro 1.1.
My Mac Pro is running Windows 7 x64 via Boot Camp. I tried installing Cuda Toolkit as per instructed but it still doesn't work.
When installing Cuda toolkit it says my gpu are not supported.

Did i missed some steps?
Anyone willing to help?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: venom2049 on February 06, 2014, 07:49:16 PM
Im trying to install guiminer on windows but it wont work, this is the message I got :

windows says see guiminer.exe.log for details

"ERROR:root:Exception:
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "guiminer.py", line 3085, in run
  File "guiminer.py", line 2457, in __init__
  File "wx\_core.pyo", line 11206, in Enable
PyAssertionError: C++ assertion "item" failed at ..\..\src\common\menucmn.cpp(841) in wxMenuBase::Enable(): wxMenu::Enable: no such item
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "guiminer.py", line 3094, in <module>
  File "guiminer.py", line 3085, in run
  File "guiminer.py", line 2457, in __init__
  File "wx\_core.pyo", line 11206, in Enable
wx._core.PyAssertionError: C++ assertion "item" failed at ..\..\src\common\menucmn.cpp(841) in wxMenuBase::Enable(): wxMenu::Enable: no such item
ERROR:root:Exception:
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "guiminer.py", line 3085, in run
  File "guiminer.py", line 2457, in __init__
  File "wx\_core.pyo", line 11206, in Enable
PyAssertionError: C++ assertion "item" failed at ..\..\src\common\menucmn.cpp(841) in wxMenuBase::Enable(): wxMenu::Enable: no such item
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "guiminer.py", line 3094, in <module>
  File "guiminer.py", line 3085, in run
  File "guiminer.py", line 2457, in __init__
  File "wx\_core.pyo", line 11206, in Enable
wx._core.PyAssertionError: C++ assertion "item" failed at ..\..\src\common\menucmn.cpp(841) in wxMenuBase::Enable(): wxMenu::Enable: no such item
"

Im pretty new at this so i dont know whats the problem


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: makikko on February 07, 2014, 03:45:04 PM
Hello,

thanks for the guiminer scrypt
its usefull , but....

It would be GREAT if you can improve it and add "ROLLING POSSIBILITY" in SUMMARY list (sheet)
now its limited to see only FIRST cca 30profiles it depend on the monitors OS resolution
1profile -1Gpraphic card =  1 coin pool take about 3-5profiles depend on how many graphic your machine have...
and when somebody jumping between altercoins than is necessary to have more profiles x number of graphic cards ...so this simple rolling possibility
could be very usesful so we can simply roll down to see other pool profiles... and dont be limited only for a few profiles because we cannot see more in summary list...

I will also donate LTC if next version will have this posibility !

ANYWAY THANKS to read my problem and thanks for doing this soft..

ASIC will never stop massive using of graphic cards as the easist way of start mining for normal people..
so guiminer scrypt will be usefull for more time than you thing probably...

THANKS

 


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Ravious on February 08, 2014, 11:23:49 AM
I entered all the correct details into guiminer but it just shows "starting" or "connecting"

It's been like this for 20 mins

Any ideas?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: frick on February 08, 2014, 05:59:09 PM
very nice


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: LPCobris on February 08, 2014, 08:33:06 PM
I entered all the correct details into guiminer but it just shows "starting" or "connecting"

It's been like this for 20 mins

Any ideas?
.

Hi!
Try lowering the TC to less value... Sometimes the cards donīt go to well with some high TC numbers on the GUI Miner...

Try this and then work from there on...

Best Regards,

LPC


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: LPCobris on February 08, 2014, 08:36:48 PM
I wish I had time to add more features, however MC2 (which I work on voluntarily, for free) and my graduate program takes up most of my time right now.

The github repo is available in the first post if anyone wants to fork it and play with it.  However, the code is messy and it'll probably be difficult to work with.

As GPU scrypt mining will also be obsolete in about 3-6 months because of ASICs, I also don't have a huge incentive to update the program.

Thanks for the recent tips everyone.  I appreciate them.

Taco Buddy! :)

Any new info for us?

People want to reward you if you keep going the GUIMiner Forward...

Best Regards,

LPC


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: nipponese on February 11, 2014, 03:34:29 PM
What's with all the positive hits from virus detection?

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/7264254/Screen%20Shot%202014-02-11%20at%207.32.30%20AM.png


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: jojur on February 12, 2014, 09:24:14 AM
---------------------------
Errors occurred
---------------------------
See the logfile '...\guiminer.exe.log' for details
---------------------------

Quote
ERROR:root:Exception:
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "guiminer.py", line 3085, in run
  File "guiminer.py", line 2457, in __init__
  File "wx\_core.pyo", line 11206, in Enable
PyAssertionError: C++ assertion "item" failed at ..\..\src\common\menucmn.cpp(841) in wxMenuBase::Enable(): wxMenu::Enable: no such item
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "guiminer.py", line 3094, in <module>
  File "guiminer.py", line 3085, in run
  File "guiminer.py", line 2457, in __init__
  File "wx\_core.pyo", line 11206, in Enable
wx._core.PyAssertionError: C++ assertion "item" failed at ..\..\src\common\menucmn.cpp(841) in wxMenuBase::Enable(): wxMenu::Enable: no such item


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: taltamir on February 14, 2014, 12:28:37 AM
Is http://guiminer.org/guiminer-scrypt.html
a legit source for guiminer? google chrome blocks it saying its malware, but they link to this very thread


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: BitPaulo on February 16, 2014, 07:36:51 AM
Hi, I have a PC Laptop with Intel HD Graphics 3000 and Windows 7.

Can I mine LTC on this?

I have tried several times, but I can't make it work as it can't connect. I am starting again from scratch...


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: grendel25 on February 16, 2014, 09:45:28 PM
Hi, I have a PC Laptop with Intel HD Graphics 3000 and Windows 7.

Can I mine LTC on this?

I have tried several times, but I can't make it work as it can't connect. I am starting again from scratch...

sure and you might get a few kh/s  and hardly see any accepted hashes.  Or, you could get some GPUs that are actually designed to mine and you might make a few dollars a day.  cpu mining for scrypt is like banging your head against the wall


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: taltamir on February 16, 2014, 11:00:37 PM
Hi, I have a PC Laptop with Intel HD Graphics 3000 and Windows 7.

Can I mine LTC on this?

No, its too weak and inefficient


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: LPCobris on February 17, 2014, 01:15:20 AM
Hey Taco...

Sometime without any new information...

Did you have given up on this GUI Miner - Scrypt Edition?
I have a mini-farm and i use your software + logmein instead of CGWatcher and Remote...

But the lack of news, features needed and support, are making me thinking in changing to something else...

Can you please say something about this aplication?

Best Regards,

LPC


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on February 17, 2014, 02:27:06 AM
I don't have time to continue developing this -- sorry!  CGWatcher may be a better interface if you are having problems with cgminer crashing and needing to be rebooted.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on February 17, 2014, 02:27:46 AM

cgminer causes this


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on February 17, 2014, 02:30:59 AM
tacotime; please help me with this. I sent you a PM but you are probably very busy to respond to all individual messages. I like GUI Miner a lot because it gives me a high hashrate, not sure if what the front end of GUI Miner displays is accurate and this is what i want to find out once and for all. I will be using CG Watcher do to this. I want troubleshoot some issues I have when running cgminer on its own and I would really appreciate help from someone that knows more how to use cgminer better than me, which won't be too difficult as I really am not good at command line entries as they have to be precisely exact in order to work and one single digit that is wrong will ensure its failure!

So I need to know which API port GUI Miner assigns to the cgminer instances? Anyone here can tell me this so I can connect to cgminer via CG Watcher and get an accurate reading of settings used by GUI Miner, I want to save the settings GUI Miner is using into a profile and then try a few different things to solve my problems. I am using the same settings I used in GUI Miner in standalone cgminer but I do not get the same results, so either cgminer is not as good without a decent front end, or, GUI Miner is reporting more optimistic hashrate and not showing any HW errors even if they are present. REALLY need HELP with this one, PLEASE!

I lso have no clue how to add fail over pools or temp cut off settings, etc, and yes I am aware this has been covered in this very thread but I simply do not understand how or where to add "flags" when no examples are shown to us within a full working profile for GUI Miner. For those that are more familiar with this sort of thing it is childs play for them and for most developers too, but most people are not that so do need tuts. It is easier to do in cgminer itself which is ironic in a way because GUI Miner with a GUI is supposed to make it all straight forward, surely? So I am not as hopeless as it may seem because I do find cgminer easy to configure on its own, to some extent at least. I want to switch to CG Watcher or just use cgminer alone for now until I manage to fix issues with BFG Miner or learn to use SG Miner. It seems none of these miners are perfect or work 100% as I would like them to but I need help in order to determine why this is. I have tuned all my thread-concurrency and intensity settings as much as I can and do get a decent hashrate but there are still some issues I need to fix. Sometimes I get too many rejects while running cgminer without GUI Miner or a few HW errors, even though I use the same settings and also get a lower hashrate. It could be due to several reasons and I won't know until I can better troubleshoot this by connecting to the API or knowing more about how GUI Miner works with its settings that are somewhat opaque or unknown in some areas. With all this said, I would like to support its continued development.

I have tried various API ports to connect t cgminer once GUI Miner is running but CG Watcher simply will not connct to it and I have been told by Justin it should do just fine once we know the API port GUI Miner uses.

GUIminer isn't using an API port, it pulls from the stdout output to console instead

You may need to manually enable an apiport in extra flags


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: LPCobris on February 17, 2014, 05:03:26 AM
I don't have time to continue developing this -- sorry!  CGWatcher may be a better interface if you are having problems with cgminer crashing and needing to be rebooted.

Hi Taco...
Its very unfortunate that this program will stay like it is... :(

Some ppl like myself is using it on my miners...
But if development is really finished, guess i must try to get some alternatives then :(

It really final your decision?

best regards,

LPC


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Stick56 on February 21, 2014, 10:51:38 PM
Any suggestions on other GUI miners? If cgminer is not going further what is a good base miner? All the miner names sound alim to me grrr

Thanks!


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: LPCobris on March 05, 2014, 05:02:18 PM
Hi Taco!

What would you need to restart the development of the GUI Miner?

Im in a position of paying to you some good Crypto cash if you are willing to add some features to your frontend software and fix some bugs!

Please say something, and please donīt let this software die! :)

With my best Regards,

LPC


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: taltamir on March 06, 2014, 08:55:16 PM

Did you actually read what they are saying? Because they categorize it as a bitcoin miner not as a virus.
Some people wrote botnet viruses to mine bitcoins for them


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 13, 2014, 05:01:38 AM
update for quick vertminer support

there may be a few updates in the future as now i need money :P


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: LPCobris on March 13, 2014, 11:00:32 AM
update for quick vertminer support

there may be a few updates in the future as now i need money :P

Hi TACO!
Good to hear about that!!!

We all need money!!! :)  And your software might help us!! :)
Please add some new features that i talked earlier...

Best Regards,

LPC


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Vertcoin on March 13, 2014, 05:33:59 PM
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Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 13, 2014, 06:45:09 PM
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Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Kornelius007 on March 16, 2014, 11:57:55 AM
Hi,

I've found some issues with handling cudaminer in GUIminer v0.05, and wasn't sure where to post them, so here it comes:
  • missing support for hash-parallel,
  • extra flags are being ignored

BTW it's a great app, thanks!


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: LPCobris on March 16, 2014, 01:59:22 PM
Hi!
There are some bugs to iron out Taco:

a) Sometimes the app donīt restore... Simply stays hidden on the taskbar, even by forcing it not appears, closing and opening the app, seems to "fix" the problem, but sometimes it happens again
b) There should be a warning to confirm the removal of the miner just after we wrongly press the "X" inside the app. Another solution is to hidden the X inside the context option when we do Right Click to rename ou duplicate.
c) The console is allways being updated and we cant seem to pull the log up, because it allways refresh down...

There could be more bugs, but these are the most obvious...
For the features to add please consider those:

a) Auto-Restart the miners by the following options:
1) defined hash power (or drop on hash power), defined time, defined periods of time (Auto-Restart miners on timer).

b) Auto-Restart + Auto-Run the Windows + App, defined by: hour, or period of time (exemple, Programable reboot windows timer - restarting the system 2x per day and auto-restart the app win entering windows).

c) Better information on the sumary box (some graph or somekind of information of the speed of various miners).

d) Maybe a connection with some stats for the more famous multipools (WafflePool, Clevermining, MiddleCoin)

e) the same with the BTC currency exchanges (BitStamp, BTC-E, etc..)

f) Better identification of the cards (if possíble by brand of model identification)

g) there are some profiles lacking in the AMD range (donīt have NVIDIA, so i donīt know that one).

h) Extra field for a second backup pool if the main one falls, and auto-change to main pool if the same is back online (that can allready be done in the flags camp, but i belive that a extra field would be much more intuitive and easyer).

i) Time delayed after app starts to run the miners (for 10 or more seconds for example)

j) Auto-Retry on connection errors (defined value Check in X Seconds and Check X times before move to second pool)


There are some more features that would be great on GUI Miner, but these are the most needed ones...
Thanks for your time and efford! :)

Best Regards,

LPC



Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: ukjay on March 20, 2014, 09:38:29 AM
Anyknow what the perfect settings would be for a 7700 series? 


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: felek007 on March 27, 2014, 01:00:38 PM
Could you help me how to use "-s" flag? I always get "0.01" is not a number, when I try: "-s 0.01".


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: LPCobris on March 27, 2014, 01:59:33 PM
Hi!
There are some bugs to iron out Taco:

a) Sometimes the app donīt restore... Simply stays hidden on the taskbar, even by forcing it not appears, closing and opening the app, seems to "fix" the problem, but sometimes it happens again
b) There should be a warning to confirm the removal of the miner just after we wrongly press the "X" inside the app. Another solution is to hidden the X inside the context option when we do Right Click to rename ou duplicate.
c) The console is allways being updated and we cant seem to pull the log up, because it allways refresh down...

There could be more bugs, but these are the most obvious...
For the features to add please consider those:

a) Auto-Restart the miners by the following options:
1) defined hash power (or drop on hash power), defined time, defined periods of time (Auto-Restart miners on timer).

b) Auto-Restart + Auto-Run the Windows + App, defined by: hour, or period of time (exemple, Programable reboot windows timer - restarting the system 2x per day and auto-restart the app win entering windows).

c) Better information on the sumary box (some graph or somekind of information of the speed of various miners).

d) Maybe a connection with some stats for the more famous multipools (WafflePool, Clevermining, MiddleCoin)

e) the same with the BTC currency exchanges (BitStamp, BTC-E, etc..)

f) Better identification of the cards (if possíble by brand of model identification)

g) there are some profiles lacking in the AMD range (donīt have NVIDIA, so i donīt know that one).

h) Extra field for a second backup pool if the main one falls, and auto-change to main pool if the same is back online (that can allready be done in the flags camp, but i belive that a extra field would be much more intuitive and easyer).

i) Time delayed after app starts to run the miners (for 10 or more seconds for example)

j) Auto-Retry on connection errors (defined value Check in X Seconds and Check X times before move to second pool)


There are some more features that would be great on GUI Miner, but these are the most needed ones...
Thanks for your time and efford! :)

Best Regards,

LPC


Hi!
Any news for us Taco?

Best Regards,

LPC


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Gargo on March 29, 2014, 07:29:01 PM
can you place the installation files to somewhere else with a better speed?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: BitCoinPokerBro on March 30, 2014, 04:29:44 AM
I need to delete guiminer-scrypt settings due to an antivirus scan causing some sort of problem with connection. It'll open just fine but will not connect to any pool/url. Whereas it was working fine yesterday so it has to of been the scan/sandboxing mechanism. (avast ran a before startup type scan if that makes a difference)

Where does GUIMiner-scrypt save it's settings? Couldn't find it in Roaming folder so not sure where to look.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: solarion on March 30, 2014, 05:25:30 AM
It creates batch files in the directory of the associated mining program.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: BitCoinPokerBro on March 30, 2014, 08:55:15 AM
It creates batch files in the directory of the associated mining program.

Could you explain what you just said? Like I have no idea how to comprehend tech language.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: solarion on March 30, 2014, 05:32:58 PM
It creates batch files in the directory of the associated mining program.

Could you explain what you just said? Like I have no idea how to comprehend tech language.

Not entirely sure how to make it more clear, but I'll give it a shot.

When you create a miner in guiminer scrypt, enter your credentials, devices, settings, extra flags etc, and then start mining, guiminer creates a .bat file in the relevant mining program's directory. This is the mechanism that directs the mining program.

Perhaps a pic will help? This is the /guiminer-scrypt/cgminer directory on a win7 x64 machine.

http://i.imgur.com/wIlIepI.png


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: jeremyg on March 31, 2014, 12:48:47 AM
im not getting anything over here...I click start and it says starting but never goes any further.

i blanked out usernames. but I coppied my worker name directly from the site and an positive the password is right.

Any ideas?

http://i.imgur.com/lROSpVf.jpg


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: BitCoinPokerBro on March 31, 2014, 02:41:01 AM
It creates batch files in the directory of the associated mining program.

Could you explain what you just said? Like I have no idea how to comprehend tech language.

Not entirely sure how to make it more clear, but I'll give it a shot.

When you create a miner in guiminer scrypt, enter your credentials, devices, settings, extra flags etc, and then start mining, guiminer creates a .bat file in the relevant mining program's directory. This is the mechanism that directs the mining program.

Perhaps a pic will help? This is the /guiminer-scrypt/cgminer directory on a win7 x64 machine.



Ok I understand what your saying now. The .bat is not what I was looking for. Actually gui/cgminer saves it's settings in computer>local disk>users>username>appdata>roaming>poclbm and is named poclbm-scrypt

However the issue is after deleting this  it didn't fix the problem with the miner not working. Even with a fresh new install of the latest gui miner. Unfortunately I think avast really messed up my pc's ability to mine and will eventually have format the hard drive to start new.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: BitCoinPokerBro on March 31, 2014, 02:41:47 AM
im not getting anything over here...I click start and it says starting but never goes any further.

i blanked out usernames. but I coppied my worker name directly from the site and an positive the password is right.

Any ideas?


Make sure the port it set correctly 3333 is the default setting.  Also check your device setting.  Sometimes your cpu will be selected by default instead of gpu.

Most importantly though the url is in the wrong format.

This is what scrypt guild gives for cg type miners

stratum+tcp://stratum.scryptguild.com

For gui miner you have to add http:// and drop stratum+tcp like so http://stratum.scryptguild.com if that doesn't work try http://scryptguild.com one of the two will work



Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: BitCoinPokerBro on March 31, 2014, 03:12:30 AM
This is the error

http://i863.photobucket.com/albums/ab194/liquidxskin/4565176_zps6621bd18.png (http://s863.photobucket.com/user/liquidxskin/media/4565176_zps6621bd18.png.html)

Note the problem is with cgminer not the gui portion. Where does cgminer save it's settings? Or does cgminer have a directory folder in roaming or somewhere else? Deleting that should hopefully fix the issue.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 31, 2014, 02:20:31 PM

Hi!
Any news for us Taco?

Best Regards,

LPC

Busy with lots of things.  Updates will be slow.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on March 31, 2014, 02:21:24 PM
I need to delete guiminer-scrypt settings due to an antivirus scan causing some sort of problem with connection. It'll open just fine but will not connect to any pool/url. Whereas it was working fine yesterday so it has to of been the scan/sandboxing mechanism. (avast ran a before startup type scan if that makes a difference)

Where does GUIMiner-scrypt save it's settings? Couldn't find it in Roaming folder so not sure where to look.

appdata/roaming/poclbm-scrypt


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: LPCobris on March 31, 2014, 04:54:07 PM

Hi!
Any news for us Taco?

Best Regards,

LPC

Busy with lots of things.  Updates will be slow.

Hi Taco!
Glad to hear from you!

Okey no problem, just keep them coming! :)

Another bug to add for the fix...
Sometimes, if you stop a miner that was runing at 20 intensity, and change it to less intensity (ex: 13, 14, 15), and then stop. And save and restart the miner again at 20 intensity, the GUIMiner will cause the driver to crash.
Even after the recovery, the miner will not recover, giving very slow performance and cannot start at full speed at any intensity setting.
Maybe there is a way to recover the miner... my "fix" is to stop everything and reboot the machine...

Best Regards,

LPC




Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: jeremyg on April 01, 2014, 01:00:11 AM
im not getting anything over here...I click start and it says starting but never goes any further.

i blanked out usernames. but I coppied my worker name directly from the site and an positive the password is right.

Any ideas?

http://i.imgur.com/lROSpVf.jpg

tried changing the settings as instructed and still get nothing. Im also getting the error "unexpected command line arguments". Does it matter where I install guiminer? I currently have it on my desktop. should it be in program files? Ive had my cards running on bitminter, so I know they work. Im running out of things to try.

Thanks again or taking the time to help me!


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: LPCobris on April 01, 2014, 01:04:55 AM
im not getting anything over here...I click start and it says starting but never goes any further.

i blanked out usernames. but I coppied my worker name directly from the site and an positive the password is right.

Any ideas?

http://i.imgur.com/lROSpVf.jpg

tried changing the settings as instructed and still get nothing. Im also getting the error "unexpected command line arguments". Does it matter where I install guiminer? I currently have it on my desktop. should it be in program files? Ive had my cards running on bitminter, so I know they work. Im running out of things to try.

Thanks again or taking the time to help me!

Hi!
Try this:

- Lower the TC value
- Lower the Intensity to 18 or 19

It will start the miner... normally this error is TC too high...

LPC


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: jeremyg on April 03, 2014, 12:18:14 AM
what would be a good TC value? how would one determine an optimal TC??


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on April 03, 2014, 02:44:27 PM
what would be a good TC value? how would one determine an optimal TC??

for 7xxx or 2xx cards
with GPU threads = 1 it's usually ~12-13 * number_of_shaders
with GPU threads = 2 it's usually  ~4 * number_of_shaders


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on April 03, 2014, 02:46:31 PM
Hi Taco!
Glad to hear from you!

Okey no problem, just keep them coming! :)

Another bug to add for the fix...
Sometimes, if you stop a miner that was runing at 20 intensity, and change it to less intensity (ex: 13, 14, 15), and then stop. And save and restart the miner again at 20 intensity, the GUIMiner will cause the driver to crash.
Even after the recovery, the miner will not recover, giving very slow performance and cannot start at full speed at any intensity setting.
Maybe there is a way to recover the miner... my "fix" is to stop everything and reboot the machine...

Best Regards,

LPC

This is a known bug and is an issue with cgminer I'm pretty sure.  I'm not sure what to do about it.  Usually if you do to "Device Manager" and disable and then re-enable the video card you can also use it again.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: LPCobris on April 03, 2014, 04:53:08 PM
Hi Taco!
Glad to hear from you!

Okey no problem, just keep them coming! :)

Another bug to add for the fix...
Sometimes, if you stop a miner that was runing at 20 intensity, and change it to less intensity (ex: 13, 14, 15), and then stop. And save and restart the miner again at 20 intensity, the GUIMiner will cause the driver to crash.
Even after the recovery, the miner will not recover, giving very slow performance and cannot start at full speed at any intensity setting.
Maybe there is a way to recover the miner... my "fix" is to stop everything and reboot the machine...

Best Regards,

LPC

This is a known bug and is an issue with cgminer I'm pretty sure.  I'm not sure what to do about it.  Usually if you do to "Device Manager" and disable and then re-enable the video card you can also use it again.

Hi Taco!
Thanks for info, i will do that, to see if it works...

Best Regards,

LPC


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: jeremyg on April 04, 2014, 01:36:25 AM
My current TC value is 18400 (wouldn't) run at 2000+, and im only getting about 400kh. I cant get it to run on the presets at all. I would think running 2x270x's that I would be getting around 450-500kh each. but at least im up and running now...


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: omgbossis21 on April 06, 2014, 11:01:30 AM
I still use your software and if you plan o updating would even throw some donations out.  I was actually just messing with settigs on my 2 differenet cards and accidentally started the same card on both instances, my one card maintained my usual 220k hash and the secod instance was holding around 50k (and extra 50k!).  Afraid to continue running it like that, curious if anyone else has tried.  If it wont hurt I'd do it with both cards (my other cards faster =-)


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: BitCoinPokerBro on April 06, 2014, 05:58:20 PM
Ok so finally figured out what exactly happened

Avast virus scan edited/scanned/sandboxed/whatever cgminer/bitcoinminer.exe/something/othersomething/whatever can't remember the specifics.

Anyways, formatting the hard drive should fix the issue I just haven't gotten around to it.

Also would suggest adding a note in the op to not run Avast's "pre start up virus scan" since it will break gui miner.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: jeremyg on April 08, 2014, 08:37:47 PM
what factors determine efficiency??? it would appear that im losing about 7/8%? is it a function of difficulty vs Thread concurrency?

im running 2 radeon R9 270s right now with a TC of 18400 and a difficulty of 19.  combined hash rate of about 750 right now according to scryptguild.

thanks!


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: LPCobris on April 17, 2014, 12:16:48 PM
Hi!
So Taco, any news for us about GUI Miner?

Best Regards,

LPC


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: The Dude on April 20, 2014, 05:17:37 AM
I would love to download this, but I keep getting malware warnings. I even put it in VirusTotal, and it got a bad rating. Is there a safe way to download this?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on April 20, 2014, 06:01:54 AM
Hi!
So Taco, any news for us about GUI Miner?

Best Regards,

LPC

maybe soon when open source prime miner comes out that will be added
+ minor bug fixes


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: LPCobris on April 20, 2014, 07:00:29 PM
I would love to download this, but I keep getting malware warnings. I even put it in VirusTotal, and it got a bad rating. Is there a safe way to download this?

Hi!
Here only cudaminer gives me malware warning...

LPC


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: LPCobris on April 20, 2014, 07:00:58 PM
Hi!
So Taco, any news for us about GUI Miner?

Best Regards,

LPC

maybe soon when open source prime miner comes out that will be added
+ minor bug fixes

Hi taco...

When is supose that to happen?

Keep up the good work!

LPC


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: SpeedDemon13 on April 21, 2014, 05:53:11 AM
Hey taco,
            It would be cool if you can get this to work with SPH miner.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: maki1030 on April 22, 2014, 11:56:39 PM
Hi. Need help here. I followed everything here.....https://litecointalk.org/index.php?topic=7722.0 (Guide on how to mine litecoins).
Used the CGMiner version but when I started cgminer 3.5.0 I kept on getting these:

c1DevicesNum returned error, no GPUs usable
No devices detected!
Waiting for USB hotplug devices or press q to quit
Probing for an alive pool
Pool 0 difficulty changed to 256
Network diff set to 338M

These are the specifications of the machine im using. I have no idea if this is capable of mining litecoin.
SAMSUNG 350U2B-A01
Operating SystemWindows 7 Home Premium 64-bitCPU TypeIntel Core i5-2410M 2.30GHzScreen12.1"Memory Size4GB DDR3Hard Disk500GBGraphics CardIntel HD Graphics 3000Video MemoryShared memoryCommunicationGigabit LAN and WLANDimensions11.77" x 7.70" x 0.98" - 1.24"Weight3.09 lbsOther FeaturesIntel WiDi Capable

CPU TypeIntel Core i5CPU Speed2410M (2.30GHz)CPU Support3MB L3 Cache
Turbo Boost up to 2.90GHz

Operating SystemWindows 7 Home Premium 64-bit


Graphics
GPU/VPUIntel HD Graphics 3000Video MemoryShared system memoryGraphic TypeIntegrated Card

Hard Drive
HDD500GBHDD RPM5400RPMHDD InterfaceSATA

Memory
Memory4GBMemory Type204-Pin DDR3 SO-DIMM

Any help would be very much appreciated. Thanks


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: oktay50000 on April 24, 2014, 06:42:40 AM
how can i add pool failover?


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: ahmadmasoood on May 06, 2014, 07:54:40 AM
Hi All,

Everyone know that Scrypt ASIC Hardware is now coming in market ASAP by the companies like zeusminer, Flower Technology etc...

Anyone know how to make setup these ASIC Hardware with "GUIMiner-scrypt"... What are the configurations details etccccc....

Or any other information which anyone have, please share it... :) :) :)


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: DannyBoy89 on May 08, 2014, 10:13:24 PM
Hi how can I make my radeon hd 7990 working with this software? there are no option for this gpu.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: tacotime on May 09, 2014, 01:07:30 AM
Hi how can I make my radeon hd 7990 working with this software? there are no option for this gpu.

use 7970 settings. you have to run each core separately.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: Hesham_3del on May 17, 2014, 12:28:12 AM
Dear tacotime,

1st of all, thank you for your efforts and this great GUI.

2nd, I've ATI Radeon HD 4870 X2

- I want to run the two cores with each other, how two ? If I can't, how to run the two cores then to get the maximum of my card ?

- While running only 1 core, I'm getting around 80esh khash/s and here https://litecoin.info/Mining_hardware_comparison, the normal 4870 and not the X2 is getting 135-142 khash/s, why can't I reach these numbers ?

Last thing, any tips you could kindly tell me to get the maximum out of my video card.

Thank you for your time


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: cryptorider on May 20, 2014, 12:11:12 PM
hi, is it possible to get this kernel for guiminer? https://litecointalk.org/index.php?topic=19642.0

i'm also looking for a stilt optimised bios for these cards http://www.sapphiretech.com/presentation/product/?cid=1&gid=3&sgid=1227&lid=1&pid=2131&leg=0


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: cyberhof on May 28, 2014, 12:06:02 PM
Hello and thank you for your excellent software Taco!
There is one thing I miss and thats X11 support.
Is that something you might add in the future?

Kind regards

Cyberhof


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: mouseman on July 16, 2014, 12:54:18 PM
I 10000% agree. This has truly been the most helpful utility in mining for me and really would like easy access to x11, x13, x15 coins.
At least x11 if it required a great deal of additional coding by TacoTime to swing the other 2. I would be very interested to know how much BTC donations TacoTime would require to make that happen for us? When a figure amount is attached to something, oftentimes it creates a reachable goal for those in need as long as it is reasonable. I would like to hear it.

Hello and thank you for your excellent software Taco!
There is one thing I miss and thats X11 support.
Is that something you might add in the future?

Kind regards

Cyberhof


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: christhegoth on July 16, 2014, 05:11:15 PM
I need to reset my GUIMiner config as, at present, it's sitting on 3 pools.

The problem that I can't jump to the tab I need as GUIMiner's gui is highly unresponsive.

I have updated to version 0.5, but it's still stuffed.


Basically I want to wipe the config file so I have to put all the pools in again.

It's a Windows 7 install.

Many thanks :)


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: 31JennyOfficial on October 02, 2014, 02:20:58 AM
hello...  :D

im Jenny an from Asia, 22yrs old, female...
im new in crypto mining method....

i tried to mine dogecoin  using cointellect software...
i installed it and run it
 https://cointellect.com/?code=b568bdf6
and its working alright ...   ;D  ::)

im here in this forum to learn more about litecoin mining,
cause i wanted to know more about crypto currencies...

i registerd at LITECOINPOOL.ORG
and i really dont know how its work ...
oppsss.... im really Sorry for being newbie... :(

i just want to ask to all experts here in litecoin mining...

please help me how to start mining using CPU only,
& how to connect my workers to the pool...

im so thankful for any helps ..... :-*

-Thank You.       #LTC #BTC #DOGE
CONTACT ME @ JennyAnCunanan19@gmail.com



Title: Chrome says malware....
Post by: jtdemille on October 17, 2014, 09:07:39 PM
Not sure if this is just chrome being stupid, but it called this malicious while the regular guiminer passed through...


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: BTCBinary on December 17, 2015, 07:19:25 PM
I would like to mine some scrypt coins and would like to use the Gui miner. Anyone here with a working link to download the app?


Title: Re: Chrome says malware....
Post by: MCSell on June 20, 2016, 08:00:27 AM
Not sure if this is just chrome being stupid, but it called this malicious while the regular guiminer passed through...

here the same error  :-\

http://prntscr.com/bil0am

even Avast say it is malicious.


Title: Re: GUIMiner-scrypt: A GUIMiner fork for mining scrypt chains
Post by: alexmobile on July 05, 2016, 12:05:23 PM
Hello

I want to start mining YOCOINS, similar to Litecoins. Can you give me some instruction on it and what setting I may need to adhere to ect. I am sure that more people will start asking as, YOCOIN has become a hot topic with several groups in Asia and now spreading to the U.S.

I would appreciate any info that will make this easy as I am new to mining.

Thank you

Alex Carbonell
407-522-8826
carbonellmba@gmail.com