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December 08, 2013, 08:04:03 AM
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[edit to add at the front ] 2 hours, 18 minute - swapping pools for a few days...


my account shows 2+ hours ago from last submitted share... and the window is still showing the usb ASICs having shares accepted....



21096    2013-12-08 07:25:29    0:51:13    295788903    none    none    273727    25.00250000    96 confirmations left
21095    2013-12-08 06:34:16    1:08:05    390796394    260    0.00000000    273721    25.10918747    90 confirmations left
21094    2013-12-08 05:26:11    2:37:11    898102031    2068    0.00005955    273715    25.18144646    84 confirmations left

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December 08, 2013, 09:17:26 AM
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I have some workers that work, some that don't. Will the shares from the workers that show up as idle be counted later on or are they lost???

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December 08, 2013, 09:30:58 AM
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My worker went offline for a little while. I've reconnected and it's hashing, but not showing that it's hashing on the workers screen? Is it because that takes a while to populate as it's an average hash rate display?

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December 08, 2013, 09:46:11 AM
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I'm seeing the same thing, no hashing/current shares from the bitcoincz page. (everything is empty basically) But my miners are hashing away fine. Thought it was me testing a new Raspberry Pi with new worker, but the old worker shows the same when hashing as well.

Question - I am going to be getting more hashing power and I could swear there used to be a place to enter in your hashing power (when setting up a worker?) in order to hash at the correct difficulty or something like that. Is this gone now? All I need to do is create a worker and give it a pw?

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December 08, 2013, 09:51:36 AM
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I'm seeing the same thing, no hashing/current shares from the bitcoincz page. (everything is empty basically) But my miners are hashing away fine. Thought it was me testing a new Raspberry Pi with new worker, but the old worker shows the same when hashing as well.

Question - I am going to be getting more hashing power and I could swear there used to be a place to enter in your hashing power (when setting up a worker?) in order to hash at the correct difficulty or something like that. Is this gone now? All I need to do is create a worker and give it a pw?

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So this could be a pool side issue then? I hope? - As per the hashing power, I don't think Slush's pool ever had the option to enter that detail? Not for as long as I've used it I don't think...

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December 08, 2013, 09:59:07 AM
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Hi all,

I have some workers that work, some that don't. Will the shares from the workers that show up as idle be counted later on or are they lost???

Not in the scoring system that is used here. Taking a worker offline is causing its score & reward to begin dropping like a stone and the process starts within seconds.
Basically most of it is lost after a longer offline period (i.e. 1 hour), hence workers better work 100% of all time with 100% network connection.
(the only luck you can have is the round to take at least another ca. 15-30 Minutes after you restarted a worker. After that the score & reward is about completely recovered, even if you started very late in the round, which will basically grant you massive over-reward for that round on that worker)

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December 08, 2013, 10:01:23 AM
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Hi all,

I have some workers that work, some that don't. Will the shares from the workers that show up as idle be counted later on or are they lost???

Not in the scoring system that is used here. Taking a worker offline is causing its score & reward to begin dropping like a stone and the process starts within seconds.
Basically most of it is lost after a longer offline period (i.e. 1 hour), hence workers better work 100% of all time with 100% network connection.
(the only luck you can have is the round to take at least another ca. 15-30 Minutes, after which score & reward is about completely recovered, even if you started very late in the round, which will basically grant you massive over-reward for that round on that worker)

So I should wait until the next round before I start panicking, basically?

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December 08, 2013, 10:06:42 AM
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IMHO no, because you'd miss out on getting potentially full credit for that worker for less work done due to the scoring system.

I'd just restart the worker and join back in any time, can't go wrong with that IMHO.

Taking a worker offline for a longer time however, is something I'd only do right after a round is finished (if possible, sometimes that waiting could take upto 15hrs Wink )

In short summary :
Bring worker online : anytime and ASAP, you can only gain from it
Bring worker offline : minimize downtime and bring back online ASAP - OR - wait until round is finished before stopping it

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December 08, 2013, 10:08:28 AM
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hey guys, I was experiencing the same thing last night, BFG miner and my ASICS looked to be working perfectly, go to my workers screen and last share was ages ago...

I restarted BFG 3 or 4 times before it started to register and once it is working it does't seem to drop out. Then though I had to turn my internet connection off for a few minutes for another reason and I couldn't get it to register again so I switched to the 64bit version of bfgminer and it worked first time, not sure if it was coincidence or if there is a reason behind it though, looks to me like a pool issue as bfg gives no errors
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December 08, 2013, 10:42:54 AM
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I restarted my miner instead of just restarting cgminer, and it seemed to work, unless it was a coincidence, but all good here!

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December 08, 2013, 10:49:03 AM
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Just noted the famous bug struck me again :

21088    2013-12-07 20:06:32    3:08:21    1135667070    none    none    273645    25.32845328    1 confirmations left


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December 08, 2013, 11:11:40 AM
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what is the famous bug? sorry i'm new to bitcoin mining!

Also what do people think my chances of profit are? I managed to get a 335MH/s and a 2.6GH/s ASIC for £160 from ebay and i'm currently sitting at around 3GH/s, some days the BTC build faster than others but it seems like I will be getting maybe 0.005 every couple of days... best to sell my ASICS on ebay while they are still mad money?
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December 08, 2013, 11:21:42 AM
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So let me understand this.. when Slushes pool shows my workers @ 0/mh for at least the last ten rounds (last 48 hours it turns out)  but my miners have been accepting hashes the whole time (like I just discovered is happening) the thinking here is to just reset my miners and hope I start getting shares for x amount of time until it stops again???

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December 08, 2013, 11:24:28 AM
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I restarted my CGMiner and now Slush is picking things up again.

I just upgraded to MinePeon V5 (with CGMiner 3.8.4) and wonder if that might be the reason. Never had a problem with Slush NOT picking up my hashing.

Anyone that had the same problems running the same setup?

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ps - How do you just restart the worker? I saw that mentioned.

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December 08, 2013, 11:26:37 AM
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well when I reset mine they started showing on the website, luckily I caught it pretty fast. With me though they have never stopped working as such, it's just they never started working when I opened BFGminer. I'd be interested to know if someones has dropped out without them restarting the program?
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December 08, 2013, 11:32:11 AM
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It seems some of the backends have a problem with it's DB connection and is not storing the shares.

Got this problem when connected to 192.198.107.178, but because of load balancing - not sure it means much.

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December 08, 2013, 11:50:18 AM
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I restarted for the third time now and it still doesn't show up. I'm on bfgminer 3.8.0..

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December 08, 2013, 11:52:53 AM
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Really "bad coincidence" when the pool luck went to 170+% that shares are not accounted and block rewards go somewhere else...

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December 08, 2013, 12:04:13 PM
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what is the famous bug? sorry i'm new to bitcoin mining!

Also what do people think my chances of profit are? I managed to get a 335MH/s and a 2.6GH/s ASIC for £160 from ebay and i'm currently sitting at around 3GH/s, some days the BTC build faster than others but it seems like I will be getting maybe 0.005 every couple of days... best to sell my ASICS on ebay while they are still mad money?

That's then you lose all or a large part of your Shares during a round for no apparent reason (bug, at least hope it's just a bug).
Since Slush is nowhere to be seen and things seem to run a bit unsmooth lately (don't want to say "falling apart"), let's hope nothing worse happened to the Pool.

Concerning your question about your devices, considering the current price frenzy and the almost-impossible profitability over the next months (due to skyrocketing difficulty).... Technically yes, selling them into the frenzy on EBay right now is probably your only way to actually profit. Demand is hughe and supply is minimal (at least here in Europe) - that's how it looks right now and a perfect chance to take significant profits in cold blood.

Since your USB ASICs use not much power, however, another price rise in BTC might change that calculation (but this is entirely speculative and IMHO only valid for fast USB devices, not those old Erupters).
If you're like me and just want to mine ~1 BTC to see what happens with it in the future - you might as well take your chances and keep them until their BTC output is below a "comfort level" that you set for yourself.

Another strategy that (at least right now) seems to work is to sell older/"profitability-obsolete" devices on EBay into the frenzy and buy more modern devices straight from the manufacturer.
(I'm looking into those ~5GH/s Bi*Fury USB devices right now, for me small-profile miner those are more than sufficient)

If you're only into aquiring BTC, more experienced guys will advise to wait for a price drop and simply buy BTC. If you manage to actually buy low/sell high, that's definitely the most easy and profitable way (if you're into profit alone).

For a good calculation, I use this nifty calculator...

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December 08, 2013, 12:08:25 PM
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My worker is showing uo again ... no restart in between.

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