Bitcoin Forum
April 24, 2018, 11:52:48 AM *
News: Latest stable version of Bitcoin Core: 0.16.0  [Torrent]. (New!)
 
   Home   Help Search Donate Login Register  
Poll
Question: What type of pool payouts do you prefer?
Bitcoins - 3229 (80.4%)
Bank transfer / USD - 415 (10.3%)
Gold/silver coins and bars - 371 (9.2%)
Total Voters: 4013

Pages: « 1 ... 666 667 668 669 670 671 672 673 674 675 676 677 678 679 680 681 682 683 684 685 686 687 688 689 690 691 692 693 694 695 696 697 698 699 700 701 702 703 704 705 706 707 708 709 710 711 712 713 714 715 [716] 717 718 719 720 721 722 723 724 725 726 727 728 729 730 731 732 733 734 735 736 737 738 739 740 741 742 743 744 745 746 747 748 749 750 751 752 753 754 755 756 757 758 759 760 761 762 763 764 765 766 ... 1139 »
  Print  
Author Topic: [2.5+ EH] Slush Pool (slushpool.com); World's First Mining Pool  (Read 4325927 times)
flyphisher
Newbie
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 4
Merit: 0


View Profile
January 17, 2014, 09:44:19 AM
 #14301

Whats going on there? Since 8 hours, I have no connection to Slush`s pool anymore. No mining possible.
1524570768
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1524570768

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1524570768
Reply with quote  #2

1524570768
Report to moderator
1524570768
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1524570768

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1524570768
Reply with quote  #2

1524570768
Report to moderator
1524570768
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1524570768

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1524570768
Reply with quote  #2

1524570768
Report to moderator
Advertised sites are not endorsed by the Bitcoin Forum. They may be unsafe, untrustworthy, or illegal in your jurisdiction. Advertise here.
EasyQuest
Full Member
***
Offline Offline

Activity: 176
Merit: 100


Brony Bitcoin, Litecoin Miner


View Profile
January 17, 2014, 12:39:15 PM
 #14302

Looks like I never had a disconnect from the server as my rewards never change. Smiley

If I had a disconnection, it was not noticeable at all.

Keep on mining my little miners.
BadAss.Sx
Legendary
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 1358
Merit: 1000


Bulletproof VPS/VPN/Email @ BadAss.Sx


View Profile WWW
January 17, 2014, 12:56:37 PM
 #14303

My miner also worked his ass off without disconnect

Need BadAss Bulletproof VPS or Bulletproof VPN or why not just mail safe with Safe-Mail. We care about your privacy.
KNK
Hero Member
*****
Online Online

Activity: 679
Merit: 501


View Profile
January 17, 2014, 01:51:53 PM
 #14304

Connection problems where in the middle of that long 7:40h round, so most miners should have recovered from it by the end of the round. My miner also switched to backup pool, but the reward for the round is as expected.

BTC tips: 1KNK1akhpethhtcyhKTF2d3PWTQDUWUzHE
gourmet
Sr. Member
****
Offline Offline

Activity: 311
Merit: 250


View Profile
January 17, 2014, 02:53:37 PM
 #14305

its about time people stopped whining. good for you guys! I suggest every n00b read all 711 pages of this thread before being able to post complaints against Slush or his pool. do some research please

Good idea! For those who are complaining, compulsorily.

For the others, who're going to ask a question:
Reading the first post and doing a simple search for the question topic to avoid endless repeating would help too. ;-)
ccynthia
Jr. Member
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 52
Merit: 0


View Profile
January 17, 2014, 05:43:20 PM
 #14306

HELLO,

What is going on with the SERVER???
Has anyone asked the slush pool owner?


Don't forget the Slush pool is on a different time than those of us in the US so at 0400 Slush pool time I would assume the owner is asleep. But maybe not and we post on here so fast when see something funny happening and over time, usually not very long really, it corrects itself somehow. By the time we flood the thread with posts it usually starts getting fixed. So they don't need to jump to repair for every short series of concerned posts we make.

Since I don't know how to set a backup mining site I'm stuck with what ever happens which is ok with me since everything does seem to get worked out on its own.

This is nothing against the question posted above by the member but thought it a good idea to remind everyone who forgot about the time difference. We n00bs have to stop being n00bs someday but for me seems it's going to be a long time from now. So much happens I've never seen before. LOL.  Roll Eyes
macsheadroom
Member
**
Offline Offline

Activity: 102
Merit: 10


Computer Service Tech


View Profile
January 17, 2014, 06:22:19 PM
 #14307

Why I like mining on slush

21478   2014-01-16 23:27:08   0:00:20   2784211        1680     0.01479891       280890    25.01347342    88 confirmations left
21477   2014-01-16 23:26:48   2:15:28   1344679965   471240   0.00814433           280889   25.05321188    87 confirmations left

Nearly got a double in reward from that block.

Damn, it got recalculated to a normal payout. Still for 20 seconds not complaining.
I never went down as I saw my expected reward double as pool hash went down to 350 here in the upper midwest USA using 8332.

1FQkmrwQ7yf9MKGLsAUhY2jgMT8WjepwL7
KNK
Hero Member
*****
Online Online

Activity: 679
Merit: 501


View Profile
January 17, 2014, 06:49:42 PM
 #14308

Damn, it got recalculated to a normal payout. Still for 20 seconds not complaining.

For such short rounds the variance is over 50%.
It seems your miner have submitted 8 instead of the expected 6.66 shares (with target 20 shares per minute). For the same round my miner have submitted just 2 and my reward was 3 times lower than expected.
I think it's fair for rounds below 2-3 min to recalculate rewards proportionally, but wouldn't complain if they are not.

EDIT: 'proportionally' (for the round) is not the right term here as it will equal to the score reward - proportional for the last 5 min i.e. taking in account some time from the previous round will be more correct

BTC tips: 1KNK1akhpethhtcyhKTF2d3PWTQDUWUzHE
gourmet
Sr. Member
****
Offline Offline

Activity: 311
Merit: 250


View Profile
January 17, 2014, 08:34:34 PM
 #14309

Damn, it got recalculated to a normal payout. Still for 20 seconds not complaining.

For such short rounds the variance is over 50%.
It seems your miner have submitted 8 instead of the expected 6.66 shares (with target 20 shares per minute). For the same round my miner have submitted just 2 and my reward was 3 times lower than expected.
I think it's fair for rounds below 2-3 min to recalculate rewards proportionally, but wouldn't complain if they are not.

EDIT: 'proportionally' (for the round) is not the right term here as it will equal to the score reward - proportional for the last 5 min i.e. taking in account some time from the previous round will be more correct

I'm afraid any proportional recalculation breaks the statistics and should be avoided. There should be one and only algorithm that is fair and it should not be disturbed by any artificial interventions.
kabopar
Hero Member
*****
Offline Offline

Activity: 616
Merit: 500


View Profile
January 17, 2014, 09:38:18 PM
 #14310

HELLO,

What is going on with the SERVER???
Has anyone asked the slush pool owner?


Don't forget the Slush pool is on a different time than those of us in the US so at 0400 Slush pool time I would assume the owner is asleep. But maybe not and we post on here so fast when see something funny happening and over time, usually not very long really, it corrects itself somehow. By the time we flood the thread with posts it usually starts getting fixed. So they don't need to jump to repair for every short series of concerned posts we make.

Since I don't know how to set a backup mining site I'm stuck with what ever happens which is ok with me since everything does seem to get worked out on its own.

This is nothing against the question posted above by the member but thought it a good idea to remind everyone who forgot about the time difference. We n00bs have to stop being n00bs someday but for me seems it's going to be a long time from now. So much happens I've never seen before. LOL.  Roll Eyes

Setting up a 'backup pool' is simple. On the common mining software such as cgminer and bfgminer type [P]ool, then [A]dd, and enter the details of the pool.  These settings can be saved ([S ]ettings, [W]rite config file.  Saving the configuration remembers these settings so that they don't have to be manually reentered every time.  Different pool switching strategies can be selected as well.  The mining software monitors which of the pools on the list is 'alive'.

Cheers
PostMixer
Jr. Member
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 53
Merit: 0


View Profile
January 17, 2014, 09:40:36 PM
 #14311

Excellent Info! Thanks for that  Cool

I won't ask for donations but I will ask for help. And I won't give donations but I will help if I can.
ccynthia
Jr. Member
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 52
Merit: 0


View Profile
January 17, 2014, 11:02:22 PM
 #14312

 
[/quote]

Setting up a 'backup pool' is simple. On the common mining software such as cgminer and bfgminer type [P]ool, then [A]dd, and enter the details of the pool.  These settings can be saved ([S ]ettings, [W]rite config file.  Saving the configuration remembers these settings so that they don't have to be manually reentered every time.  Different pool switching strategies can be selected as well.  The mining software monitors which of the pools on the list '.

Cheers
[/quote]

Thank you very much for the info. That's why I like this thread so many helpfull people!  Grin
samcornwell
Jr. Member
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 55
Merit: 0


View Profile
January 17, 2014, 11:27:36 PM
 #14313

Slush's pool anomaly. Payment for 20 second round changed.

This is regarding round 21478.

Before screenshot of share
 https://www.dropbox.com/s/15r266vfei14297/Screenshot%202014-01-16%2023.54.34.png

After screenshot of share
 https://www.dropbox.com/s/hnt0jeauy128sha/Screenshot%202014-01-17%2023.20.45.png

I noticed the difference becauase this share should have taken me over my payout threshold. I had been watching it until 6 confirmations left.

What gives?These aren't estimated figures.
kabopar
Hero Member
*****
Offline Offline

Activity: 616
Merit: 500


View Profile
January 18, 2014, 04:56:11 AM
 #14314

Slush's pool anomaly. Payment for 20 second round changed.

This is regarding round 21478.

Before screenshot of share
 https://www.dropbox.com/s/15r266vfei14297/Screenshot%202014-01-16%2023.54.34.png

After screenshot of share
 https://www.dropbox.com/s/hnt0jeauy128sha/Screenshot%202014-01-17%2023.20.45.png

I noticed the difference becauase this share should have taken me over my payout threshold. I had been watching it until 6 confirmations left.

What gives?These aren't estimated figures.

I had it revised down too.  It was 'too good to be true' probably, and now it reflects my hash rate and is similar to adjacent blocks.  While with extremely short blocks you might get luck if you have very fast miners and super fast internet connection and 'beat the big boys', it rarely happens.  In the past usually Slush 'under pays' initially and later revises it up (following screams and cries from us poor hashers)....

Cheers
kkurtmann
Sr. Member
****
Offline Offline

Activity: 475
Merit: 250



View Profile WWW
January 18, 2014, 07:41:44 AM
 #14315



Setting up a 'backup pool' is simple. On the common mining software such as cgminer and bfgminer type [P]ool, then [A]dd, and enter the details of the pool.  These settings can be saved ([S ]ettings, [W]rite config file.  Saving the configuration remembers these settings so that they don't have to be manually reentered every time.  Different pool switching strategies can be selected as well.  The mining software monitors which of the pools on the list '.

Cheers
[/quote]

Thank you very much for the info. That's why I like this thread so many helpfull people!  Grin
[/quote]


you can find the instructions in the readme of the miner you are using. also a good thing to know how to properly use the program.

https://www.buytrezor.com?a=55c37b866c11   well sir, I like it!
BadAss.Sx
Legendary
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 1358
Merit: 1000


Bulletproof VPS/VPN/Email @ BadAss.Sx


View Profile WWW
January 18, 2014, 12:02:17 PM
 #14316

I'm done with Slush...still have an unanswered ticket for more then 2 weeks now. Not responding AT ALL but in the mean while i can give him 2% for all my work. The service is a joke for it.


Need BadAss Bulletproof VPS or Bulletproof VPN or why not just mail safe with Safe-Mail. We care about your privacy.
eoakland
Hero Member
*****
Offline Offline

Activity: 644
Merit: 504



View Profile
January 18, 2014, 02:45:58 PM
 #14317

simply awful "luck" last couple of days...what have there been 2  or 3 blocks total ?  blocks are lasting between 5-12 hours a pop. 

14PzFeS53AoERv5MiWEAeWxDCvZZMT37Jf
Fuck ognasty from eoakland
Mentalfloss
Jr. Member
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 46
Merit: 0


View Profile
January 18, 2014, 02:47:49 PM
 #14318

“Mr Bond, they have a saying in Chicago: 'Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. The third time it's enemy action'.”
Well, GHash.IO has done it to us again with block 280616.  The timings are really weird:  the timestamp for 280616 - 12:20:06 - is more than two minutes later than the received time - 12:17:31 (which is the same as the time claimed by Slush) - and is even nearly two minutes later than the next block, 280617, which was also bagged by GHash.IO.  Something doesn't look right.

Does anybody know if they have done this to other pools?
Yes, repeatedly. It's a common complain about gigahash.io

Though to be fair, we did solve two blocks in a row yesterday (280561 and 280562) and orphaned someone else's block (280562) when the network picked ours.

I saw the recent statement by hash.io that they will do no evil. But I also read last month about the double spend attack they pulled in September of last year. I don't think they can be trusted and tend to lean toward guilty until proven innocent with this pool. Maybe its time to ask the group Anonymous to assist here. If they were to target the independent miners using that pool we would see them leaving in droves, cutting their hashing power in half.
philipk999
Newbie
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 24
Merit: 0


View Profile
January 18, 2014, 02:50:12 PM
 #14319

simply awful "luck" last couple of days...what have there been 2  or 3 blocks total ?  blocks are lasting between 5-12 hours a pop.  
Makes me wonder with all the front end glitches recently, whether there is something wrong now at the back end - we've never really recovered from the server problems the other day.............................
eoakland
Hero Member
*****
Offline Offline

Activity: 644
Merit: 504



View Profile
January 18, 2014, 03:08:00 PM
 #14320

yeah, last couple of weeks have been weird.  many invalid, lots of unconfirmed for prolonged times, miners getting disconnected, now "stingy" blocks.  no updates on slush page or FB site.  site has way too much hashing power to only have 3 blocks in 2 days. 

14PzFeS53AoERv5MiWEAeWxDCvZZMT37Jf
Fuck ognasty from eoakland
Pages: « 1 ... 666 667 668 669 670 671 672 673 674 675 676 677 678 679 680 681 682 683 684 685 686 687 688 689 690 691 692 693 694 695 696 697 698 699 700 701 702 703 704 705 706 707 708 709 710 711 712 713 714 715 [716] 717 718 719 720 721 722 723 724 725 726 727 728 729 730 731 732 733 734 735 736 737 738 739 740 741 742 743 744 745 746 747 748 749 750 751 752 753 754 755 756 757 758 759 760 761 762 763 764 765 766 ... 1139 »
  Print  
 
Jump to:  

Sponsored by , a Bitcoin-accepting VPN.
Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.19 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!