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February 27, 2012, 04:10:18 AM
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Again... 7 invalid blocks in a row..c'mon!

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February 27, 2012, 05:12:45 AM
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10 invalid blocks.

really?  Angry

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February 27, 2012, 05:13:24 AM
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10 invalid blocks.

really?  Angry
Calm down, I doubt he can do manual verification in his sleep.

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February 27, 2012, 05:19:05 AM
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10 invalid blocks.

really?  Angry
Calm down, I doubt he can do manual verification in his sleep.
unless he somehow hooks up the server to his brain.

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February 27, 2012, 06:20:51 AM
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10 invalid blocks.

really?  Angry
Calm down, I doubt he can do manual verification in his sleep.

I know, and I'm not mad at him. I just wish that he did NOT have to do manual verification. What is going on with the block explorer sites because no doubt the issue is with them.

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February 27, 2012, 08:42:43 AM
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All fixed now  Grin I dunno if slush fixed the invalid blocks manually or whether he's got some script that does additional checks (besides the use of block explorer), but either way it's all good.

Also I must say I am quite happy to see our luck level so high recently. This nicely makes up for that period of bad luck we've had a week or two ago.


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February 27, 2012, 09:55:18 AM
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I Found my first block too on slush during a 5 hour marathon, or right after. How do I check in block explorer my hash that found the block? Or how do I recognize it's from me?

If you don't log submitted shares, there's no way to check in blockexplorer which block you mined. If you're loggin submitted shares, then sha256(sha256(submitted_data)) == block hash on blockexplorer.

oh nice, why does it need to call sha256 function twice though?

Would I have to be logging in verbose mode?
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February 27, 2012, 01:41:09 PM
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oh nice, why does it need to call sha256 function twice though?
That is what mining is doing. It performs sha256(sha256()) on the block data and a nonce. The nonce is incremented until the result matches or exceeds the difficulty level.

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February 27, 2012, 04:53:31 PM
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Also I must say I am quite happy to see our luck level so high recently. This nicely makes up for that period of bad luck we've had a week or two ago.

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February 27, 2012, 05:12:43 PM
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Also I must say I am quite happy to see our luck level so high recently. This nicely makes up for that period of bad luck we've had a week or two ago.

Don't speak too soon!

lol I hope I did not jinx it!


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February 29, 2012, 05:39:47 PM
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I was on holiday for few days and I was just checking pool few times per day for manual block validations - so sorry for some false invalids. Block explorer looks fine now and also blockchain.info added information if some block is part of main blockchain, so I'll eventually add blockchain.info as fallback alternative to blockexplorer.com.

About Tor mining - it works even behind strict firewalls, open port 443 is enough.

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February 29, 2012, 05:42:01 PM
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So block 168920 is actually a real invalid? Just wondering...

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February 29, 2012, 05:43:30 PM
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So block 168920 is actually a real invalid? Just wondering...

Yes, it's really invalid. You can everytime check it by clicking blocknumber and see details on blockexplorer. here you can see that block is orphaned.

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February 29, 2012, 06:01:43 PM
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All fixed now  Grin I dunno if slush fixed the invalid blocks manually or whether he's got some script that does additional checks (besides the use of block explorer), but either way it's all good.

Also I must say I am quite happy to see our luck level so high recently. This nicely makes up for that period of bad luck we've had a week or two ago.


Heh, of course the day that we get 4 blocks in the span of 65 minutes overnight is also the night that my computer decided to shut itself off. Why does that never happen during a 10 hour block?
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March 01, 2012, 01:17:25 AM
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Yes, it's really invalid. You can everytime check it by clicking blocknumber and see details on blockexplorer. here you can see that block is orphaned.

Sorry, I knew that. I just wasn't thinking at the time.

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March 01, 2012, 02:41:03 AM
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About Tor mining - it works even behind strict firewalls, open port 443 is enough.
So if I were to use diablominer would I still need to put port 8332, or could I use 443?
Port 8332 is blocked (and nearly everything else).
Do I need to have the bitcoin client installed on every computer that I mine on?  I remember once having to create a bitcoin.conf file.  It wouldn't even be able to update because of the blocked 8332.
BTW I never solo mine, so that is not an issue.

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March 01, 2012, 05:35:31 AM
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So Slush's Pool has been performing at 93% for the month or more. Is this just really bad luck or am I missing something?

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March 01, 2012, 05:41:44 AM
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About Tor mining - it works even behind strict firewalls, open port 443 is enough.
So if I were to use diablominer would I still need to put port 8332, or could I use 443?
Port 8332 is blocked (and nearly everything else).
Do I need to have the bitcoin client installed on every computer that I mine on?  I remember once having to create a bitcoin.conf file.  It wouldn't even be able to update because of the blocked 8332.
BTW I never solo mine, so that is not an issue.
He means 443 outbound. It's a pretty rare thing to block. You still connect to port 8332

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March 01, 2012, 05:46:14 AM
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So Slush's Pool has been performing at 93% for the month or more. Is this just really bad luck or am I missing something?

Depends on how 'Pool luck' is defined. Anyone have a quick link for lazy person?

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March 01, 2012, 09:04:38 AM
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So Slush's Pool has been performing at 93% for the month or more. Is this just really bad luck or am I missing something?

You're not missing anything, two or three weeks ago there was really bad luck on the pool, so 30day average lowered...

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