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November 15, 2013, 01:04:28 AM
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Hello,

I have 3 ASICminer blades on the way. I would like to mine with this pool.

I have a dedicated linux machine running ubuntu 12.4.

Ive already read quite a bit. but if there is any advice you can give on say power supply racking and cabling that would be awesome.
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November 15, 2013, 01:26:05 AM
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Hello,

I have 3 ASICminer blades on the way. I would like to mine with this pool.

I have a dedicated linux machine running ubuntu 12.4.

Ive already read quite a bit. but if there is any advice you can give on say power supply racking and cabling that would be awesome.

Aren't they just powered by USB? Plug and pray baby! Smiley

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November 15, 2013, 01:35:17 AM
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Hello,

I have 3 ASICminer blades on the way. I would like to mine with this pool.

I have a dedicated linux machine running ubuntu 12.4.

Ive already read quite a bit. but if there is any advice you can give on say power supply racking and cabling that would be awesome.

Aren't they just powered by USB? Plug and pray baby! Smiley

No! the ASICminer block erupters are USB. the Blades use ethernet. they connect to your LAN. You host a Stratum Proxy on your computer, hence why he has the ubuntu computer. Definitely not plug & play. there are other threads covering making these work.

https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=205369.0;topicseen
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November 15, 2013, 02:18:16 AM
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Anyone experiencing very low reward for last 2 blocks?

I'm making a little less now that the pools gh's are going up. but its not much less.

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November 15, 2013, 02:37:12 AM
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Just thinking, I don't have the resources to do this, but I'd like to understand the math involved.

How much hash power would a guy need to solo mine, reasonably? I mean, one block a day, one a week, one a month and one a year. Is this calculateable? At the present difficulty level?

Thanks, if anyone sees fit to reply...

russell


At today's difficulty it would take around 25 terahashes or 25,000 gigahashes to average 1 block a day solo mining.  Around 3600 gigahashes could average 1 block a week.  Around 850 gigahashes to average 1 block a month.  Around 70 gigahashes to average 1 block a year.  All of those numbers are approximations and don't take into account difficulty changes or luck.  They just suggest the average amount of blocks you might expect to discover in that amount of time assuming everything else holds constant.

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November 15, 2013, 03:17:01 AM
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Anyone experiencing very low reward for last 2 blocks?

I'm making a little less now that the pools gh's are going up. but its not much less.

I was wondering why... stupid gh's Sad and difficulty level predicted in 2 days too...

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November 15, 2013, 01:14:47 PM
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Anyone experiencing very low reward for last 2 blocks?

I'm making a little less now that the pools gh's are going up. but its not much less.

I was wondering why... stupid gh's Sad and difficulty level predicted in 2 days too...

Yeah and with the price as high as it is i'm sure it will be going up a hell of a lot.

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November 15, 2013, 02:22:56 PM
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Yeah and with the price as high as it is i'm sure it will be going up a hell of a lot.
Better keep up! I'm still waiting for my KNC Sad

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November 15, 2013, 02:54:22 PM
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Just thinking, I don't have the resources to do this, but I'd like to understand the math involved.

How much hash power would a guy need to solo mine, reasonably? I mean, one block a day, one a week, one a month and one a year. Is this calculateable? At the present difficulty level?

Thanks, if anyone sees fit to reply...

russell

To make solo-mining reasonable you should find at least one block for each difficulty change on average, otherwise you will play catch up with the difficulty, which may never happen.
To get 1 block each 2016 blocks - you should have 1/2016 of the total network power. Now it is 5.2Ph, so you need at least 2.58Th ... You are better with double that, which is easier to calculate as 0.1% = 1/1000 or simply replace Ph with Th ... 5.2Ph => 5.2Th

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November 15, 2013, 11:34:14 PM
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Just be careful not to sync the file a wrong way. LOL

Also, I have read the other day about a guy whose NAS lost a drive out of a RAID5 array and never notified him something was wrong. When the NAS lost another drive, his data was gone. So, you may want to test that your RAID failure notification is in working order.

Maybe an extra copy of the wallet on a CD-R? That reminds me to make a fresh one today.


dont think it matters if he overwrites a newer wallet with a slightly older one.

I loaded up a copy of a wallet that was a month old, it just churned muchmuch much longer getting itself up to date
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November 16, 2013, 05:02:13 AM
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dont think it matters if he overwrites a newer wallet with a slightly older one.

I loaded up a copy of a wallet that was a month old, it just churned muchmuch much longer getting itself up to date
Correct. But as long as all receiving addresses were included in that backup. In my case I had a backup from a week ago but it didn't include the newest receiving addresses. Lesson learnt, no more new addresses - ever!

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November 16, 2013, 05:35:34 AM
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dont think it matters if he overwrites a newer wallet with a slightly older one.

I loaded up a copy of a wallet that was a month old, it just churned muchmuch much longer getting itself up to date
Correct. But as long as all receiving addresses were included in that backup. In my case I had a backup from a week ago but it didn't include the newest receiving addresses. Lesson learnt, no more new addresses - ever!

I could be totally off on this, but it seems like I remember reading that the client generates a bunch of addresses the first time it is run even if they aren't all initially displayed in your wallet.  I thought it said you didn't really need to backup the wallet again until you used all of those up.  Just throwing that out there.  I'm sure someone with more knowledge of how the client works will correct me if I'm wrong.  heh..

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November 16, 2013, 08:35:12 AM
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So my worker status tells me 122 Gh/s yet pool side it's only showing 75. Could this be a pool side error, display error or something to do with my internet connection? I've looked into cgminer screen and ST: 2, so stale shares seem minimal?

I don't get it?

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November 16, 2013, 08:58:04 AM
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So my worker status tells me 122 Gh/s yet pool side it's only showing 75. Could this be a pool side error, display error or something to do with my internet connection? I've looked into cgminer screen and ST: 2, so stale shares seem minimal?

I don't get it?
Wait for the round to end. The next one will show your correct hashrate.

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November 16, 2013, 09:42:45 AM
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So my worker status tells me 122 Gh/s yet pool side it's only showing 75. Could this be a pool side error, display error or something to do with my internet connection? I've looked into cgminer screen and ST: 2, so stale shares seem minimal?

I don't get it?
Wait for the round to end. The next one will show your correct hashrate.

Thanks KNK, however I boosted the heat of my machine up to it's 'happy' operating temperature of 68*C (it's a KNC) and hashrate is going up. If my miner status window says 122, and poolside says 75, but when I boost the temp it starts to rise to match, what the hell is going on there? Faulty component? Sorry, don't know much about this ASIC technology, only what I've read on forums and everybody saying the chips don't like the cold weather, which seems spot on? I might go read up on the chip technology being used in my miner...

Don't want to cook the thing!

Thanks Smiley

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November 16, 2013, 03:37:33 PM
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Current round duration: 10:13:36.  Does everyone in the pool work on the same potential block or while some of us are hashing for 10 hours for .011btc others in the pool are making 0.11 in like an hour?

And what are empty blocks?  Can Slush find ourselves mining an empty block?  How long before it's considered too long to be crunching data, 12 hours, 18 hours? 24 hours?
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November 16, 2013, 04:20:42 PM
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Current round duration: 10:13:36.  Does everyone in the pool work on the same potential block or while some of us are hashing for 10 hours for .011btc others in the pool are making 0.11 in like an hour?

And what are empty blocks?  Can Slush find ourselves mining an empty block?  How long before it's considered too long to be crunching data, 12 hours, 18 hours? 24 hours?

you have activity of 210 on the forums and you do not understand how pool mining works............... I am actually shocked.
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November 16, 2013, 04:37:31 PM
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Current round duration: 10:13:36.  Does everyone in the pool work on the same potential block or while some of us are hashing for 10 hours for .011btc others in the pool are making 0.11 in like an hour?

And what are empty blocks?  Can Slush find ourselves mining an empty block?  How long before it's considered too long to be crunching data, 12 hours, 18 hours? 24 hours?

you have activity of 210 on the forums and you do not understand how pool mining works............... I am actually shocked.

Yes, I'm actually more into the machinery.  I don't know how mining works but I can change a CP2102 successfully.
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November 16, 2013, 04:49:32 PM
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okay, everyone on the pool works the same block, infact everyone around the world is trying to mine the same block, until it is found.
What you are seeing is the fact slush's pool has not found a block in about 10hrs, thus the current round duration is high.

edit: whats a CP2102  Cheesy
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November 16, 2013, 05:07:58 PM
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